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Amending the ConstitutionPaper #1 – Amending the Constitution Article 5 of the U.S. Constitution prescribes the process by which the document can be amended. Almost immediately after the Constitution’s ratification, the Bill of Rights—a package of 10 amendments—was introduced and adopted. Since then, though, the Constitution was been amended just 17 times, most recently in 1992. With this in mind, write a four page paper that addresses the following: • Why did the Framers of the Constitution allow for an amendment proce
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Introduction to American Government Introduction to American Government PSCI 130 Professor Marc Meredith Fall 2015 Writing Assignment 9/30/2015 ATTACH THIS SHEET ON TOP OF YOUR PAPER Write your name here:_____Alexandra Tolhurst-Swim__________________ Circle your TA’s name here: Barnard Kim Posey Wuest Enter your word count here (max 1500):_____1498_________________ HARD COPY DUE OCTOBER 12 AT 12PM IN STITELER 216 Read the attached article by Kristen A. Graham that was published in the Philadelphia Inquirer on September 21, 2015.
Contents Contents TOC \o 1-3 \h \z \u 1. Introduction PAGEREF _Toc478254526 \h 2 2. Historical perspective of Local self-Governments. PAGEREF _Toc478254527 \h 5 3. 73 rd and 74 th amendments of Constitution. PAGEREF _Toc478254528 \h 7 4. Need of Accountability of Local governments. PAGEREF _Toc478254529 \h 9 5. Devolution of funds, functions and functionaries to the PRIs. PAGEREF _Toc478254530 \h 11 6. Adequacy of systems of financial accountability in local bodies. PAGEREF _Toc478254531 \h 13 7. Init