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The 20th Amendment

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Matt Washburn

on 19 March 2015

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Transcript of The 20th Amendment

Major Court Cases
Marbury v. Madison
Thomas Jefferson was running for President against Adams
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What does that mean?
This amendment just says when the President's term starts and ends.
Why was it established
What Is It
The 20th amendment states: "The terms of the President and Vice President shall end at noon on the 20th day of January, and the terms of Senators and Representatives at noon on the 3d day of January, of the years in which such terms would have ended if this article had not been ratified; and the terms of their successors shall then begin."
The XX Amendment (20th)
When It was Ratified
Was ratified on January 23, 1933
Was passed on March 2, 1932
Where Is It Today
Every time the U.S. President 4 years are over, the term is over
On January 20th, the President starts his new term
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Shmoop Editorial Team. "20th Amendment." Shmoop.com. Shmoop University, Inc., 11 Nov. 2008. Web. 18 Mar. 2015.
It was created because one year, neither FDR or Hoover was controlling the United States.
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