Process Essay: The Amendment Process

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The amendment process is very important and remarkably effective on our government. This process has two steps, the first step is “two-thirds of both houses of Congress pass a proposed constitutional amendment. This is proposed amendment must be ratified in order for anything to happen. However there is an alternative way of proposing an amendment to the United States constitution. This is known as the second step which is for a “ Constitutional Convention to be called by two-thirds of the legislatures of the States, and for that Convention to propose one or more amendments,”three-fourths of the states (38 states) approve the proposed change, either by their governments or special approving conventions. According to