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The U.S. Constitution, 2nd Edition by Timothy Harper

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CHAPTER17

The Twentieth, Twenty-Second, Through Twenty-Seventh Amendments

In This Chapter

  • The Twentieth Amendment: lame ducks
  • The Twenty-Second Amendment: presidential term limits
  • The Twenty-Third Amendment: voting in D.C.
  • The Twenty-Fourth Amendment: no tax on voting
  • The Twenty-Fifth Amendment: presidential succession
  • The Twenty-Sixth Amendment: voting at 18
  • The Twenty-Seventh Amendment: congressional pay

Although not as well known as other amendments that are more commonly discussed by the Supreme Court or the subject of news headlines, the most recent amendments to the Constitution are significant for a number of reasons.

Among other things, ...

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