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22nd Amendment

22nd Amendment
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valerie diem

on 10 April 2013

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Transcript of 22nd Amendment

Do I agree with this Amendment? Do I think it benefits our country? I think that the 22ND Amendment benefits our country. It prevents a president from getting too powerful. Advantages and Disadvantages Why Did Congress Propose This Amendment? All about the 22ND Amendment Main Idea The 22ND amendment limits the president to two terms in a four year office.

From the start, most presidents served 2 terms.

Franklin D Roosevelt was one of the very few who served 4 terms instead of two. World war 2 and the great depression forced him to do this, due to the crisis. When was the 22ND Amendment passed? When was it ratified? Congress passed the 22ND Amendment on, March 21st, 1947 Rotate axis and drag frames
to change balance The 22ND amendment was ratified on February, 27Th , 1951 The president serves alone, and his beliefs and points of view effect the people around him. When the president leaves a new personality enters the office, and the views change. The 22ND amendment was passed mainly because of World War two, citizens wanted a president they could trust during the harsh times of war. Franklin D Roosevelt had already lead America through the very beginning of the war and most appreciated his presidency. It was also simpler to not hold an election during a time of war. This was the only time a president served so long.

This decision was more of a convenience and they decided to keep the term limit at 2 terms.Many were worried that the presidency of one might go on, and the president might become a fixture for America. That is not what they wanted. George Washington was believed to strongly disagree about presidents serving more than two terms. Thomas Jefferson thought that an appropriate term for a president to serve is two terms. Who was behind getting the 22ND Amendment passed?

The 22ND Amendment to the U.S. Constitution says: "[n]o person shall be elected to the office of the President more than twice, and no person who has held the office of President, or acted as President, for more than two years of a term to which some other person was elected President shall be elected to the office of the President more than once." Source Used: Askville by Amazon The 22ND Amendment How Long Did It Take The States To Ratify The 22ND Amendment? Extras A president cannot come back for a new term after already serving two terms Sources: Wikipedia,Askville by Amazon,
YouTube, Answers If a president becomes an idol, it could lead to potential chaos. If a president's term is not going well, his damage cannot continue for more than eight years. It insures chances for new presidents, and their points of views. Makes it possible for a variety, in which new ideas and laws are established. Citizens and Congress It took four years for the states to ratify the 22ND Amendment.
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