Over 11,500 amendments have been introduced in Congress but only 27 have been added to the U.S. Constitution. Can you name all 27? The first 10?
Through partnerships with leading scholars and universities, government agencies, media outlets, and more, the National Constitution Center profiled one amendment each day throughout the month of February. From the Bill of Rights to congressional salaries and everything in between, 27 Amendments (in 27 Days) was a fun and educational crash course in constitutional history!
Tell us what you would like as the next amendment to the U.S. Constitution!
Click on an amendment to learn more with our Interactive Constitution.
Explore the compelling story of our Constitution's first ten amendments, from James Madison's efforts to compile a list of essential freedoms, through the years when the document's provisions were seldom applied, to present-day court cases that impact all Americans.
Produced in conjunction with the National Constitution Center, listen now to these KYW Newsradio Podcasts on the history of our 27 Amendments. Click here to listen to today’s topic:
Click here to listen to Kerry Sautner, the National Constitution Center’s Vice President of Visitor Experience & Education on Kids Corner on WXPN.