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blog:how_the_founders_inserted_the_amendments_convention_into_the_constitution [2015/12/25 04:04]
Oliver Wolcott created
blog:how_the_founders_inserted_the_amendments_convention_into_the_constitution [2015/12/25 05:12] (current)
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- +//In the second installment of his six-part series, Prof. Rob Natelson explains how the Founders struck upon the Convention of States option in Article V.// \\  
-//In the second installment of his six-part series, Prof. Rob Natelson explains how the Founders struck upon the Convention of States option in Article V.//+[ [[blog:​the_history_you_need_to_know_to_understand_the_article_v_process|Part 1]] - [[blog:​how_the_founders_inserted_the_amendments_convention_into_the_constitution|Part 2]] - [[blog:​how_the_states_have_used_conventions_and_the_amendment_process_to_promote_reform|Part 3]] - [[blog:​how_the_judiciary_s_decision_shed_light_on_the_federal_amendments_convention|Part 4]] - [[blog:​how_the_convention_for_proposing_amendments_became_the_subject_of_popular_mythology|Part 5]] - [[blog:​how_the_procedures_for_a_modern_amendments_convention_may_unfold|Part 6]] ]
  
 The commissioners who met in Philadelphia to propose a plan to render the American political system "​adequate to the exigencies of the union" decided early in the proceedings to add a mechanism for amendment. Edmund Randolph'​s Virginia Plan contemplated such a mechanism. The Virginia Plan did not specify what it would be, other than to provide that the consent of the national legislature should not be required. The commissioners who met in Philadelphia to propose a plan to render the American political system "​adequate to the exigencies of the union" decided early in the proceedings to add a mechanism for amendment. Edmund Randolph'​s Virginia Plan contemplated such a mechanism. The Virginia Plan did not specify what it would be, other than to provide that the consent of the national legislature should not be required.
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