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Make THE CONSTITUTION great again – Part Five

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If you don’t know at least some of it, you cannot defend any of it !
by  Lawrence J. J. Leonard

Article. V. – Amendment (abridged)

The Congress, whenever two thirds of both Houses shall deem it necessary,
shall propose Amendments to this Constitution, or,
on the Application of the Legislatures of two thirds
of the several States, shall call a Convention for proposing Amendments.

Article. VI. – Debts, Supremacy, Oaths (abridged)

All Debts contracted and Engagements entered into,
before the Adoption of this Constitution,
shall be as valid against the United States
under this Constitution, as under the Confederation.

 Article. VII. – Ratification

The Ratification of the Conventions of nine States,
shall be sufficient for the Establishment of this Constitution
between the States so ratifying the Same.

Done in Convention by the Unanimous Consent of the States present
the Seventeenth Day of September
in the Year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and Eighty seven
and of the Independence of the United States of America
the Twelfth In Witness whereof
We have hereunto subscribed our Names
{as originally signed}

Go. Washington – President and deputy from Virginia

New Hampshire – John Langdon, Nicholas Gilman

Massachusetts – Nathaniel Gorham, Rufus King

Connecticut – Wm. Saml Johnson, Roger Sherman

New York – Alexander Hamilton

New Jersey – Wil. Livingston, David Brearley, Wm. Paterson, Jona. Dayton

Pensylvania – B. Franklin, Thomas Mifflin, Robt Morris, Geo. Clymer, Thos FitzSimons,
Jared Ingersoll, James Wilson, Gouv Morris

Delaware – Geo. Read, Gunning Bedford Jun., John Dickinson,
Richard Bassett, Jaco. Broom

Maryland – James McHenry, Dan of St. Tho Jenifer, Danl Carroll

Virginia – John Blair, James Madison Jr.

North Carolina – Wm. Blount, Richd Dobbs Spaight, Hu. Williamson

South Carolina – J. Rutledge, Charles Cotesworth Pinckney,
Charles Pinckney, Pierce Butler

Georgia – William Few, Abr. Baldwin

Read about “THE AMENDMENTS” – next time

Read Part One – The Preamble & Legislative Branch – Click Here

Read Part Two – The Executive Branch – Click Here

Read Part Three – The Judicial Branch – Click Here

Read Part Four – The States – Click Here

See it in its Original Form – Click here

Confused about “Cursive” writing AKA Longhand? Click here and learn

Copyright © 1960-2016 Lawrence J. J. Leonard All rights reserved

Author: SpindoctorUSA

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