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The Article V Convention for Proposing Constitutional Amendments [electronic resource] : Historical Perspectives for Congress.

Author/Creator:
Library of Congress. Government Division.
Publication:
[S.l] : [s.n.], 2012.
Format/Description:
Government document
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1 online resource (1 online resource (25 p), digital, PDF file)
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Subjects:
Federal government.
State governments.
Constitutional amendments.
Constitutional conventions.
Summary:
Provides overview of provisions in Article V of the U.S. Constitution that established the convention procedure for considering and proposing Constitutional amendments. Examines its origins at the Constitutional Convention of 1787; reviews history of the convention alternative, focusing on three major 20th century campaigns to convene a constitutional convention; and discusses role of States in the Article V Convention process.
Notes:
Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection (last viewed Apr. 2014). Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC.
CRS Report.
Other format:
Microfiche version: Library of Congress. Government Division. Article V Convention for Proposing Constitutional Amendments
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Restricted for use by site license.