Sunday, May 27, 2012

17th in House

This month marked the centennial of the passing of an amendment to the federal Constitution of those United States in a chamber of Congress.

A century and two weeks today, the United States House of Representatives passed Amendment XVII to the United States Constitution, rendering mandatory for the States popular election of United States Senators.

1 comment:

Steve Nicoloso said...

And thus the last remaining pillar of federalism was removed from the US constitution.