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A153837 Year of ratification of the n-th Amendment to the United States Constitution. 0
1791, 1791, 1791, 1791, 1791, 1791, 1791, 1791, 1791, 1791, 1795, 1804, 1865, 1868, 1870, 1913, 1913, 1933, 1920, 1933, 1933, 1951, 1961, 1964, 1967, 1971, 1992 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

1,1

COMMENTS

The first ten Amendments collectively are commonly known as the Bill of Rights. The sequence is not monotonic because of the different mechanism of amendment, which differ in length of time that has been found necessary.

LINKS

Table of n, a(n) for n=1..27.

The United States Constitution Online.

EXAMPLE

a(27) = 1992 because Amendment 27, Limiting Congressional Pay Increases, was Ratified May 7, 1992: "No law, varying the compensation for the services of the Senators and Representatives, shall take effect, until an election of Representatives shall have intervened."

CROSSREFS

Cf. A153634.

Sequence in context: A244275 A235927 A090232 * A207555 A207549 A207316

Adjacent sequences:  A153834 A153835 A153836 * A153838 A153839 A153840

KEYWORD

nonn

AUTHOR

Jonathan Vos Post, Jan 02 2009

STATUS

approved

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