The 20th amendment


The 20th Amendment says that the President and the Vice Presidents term ends on the 20th of January of noon. The Senators and Representatives end on the 3rd day of January at noon.

The 20th amendment was ratified on January 23, 1933

   This amendment was proposed because the Constitution needed to address when the presidential and vice presidential terms in office begin and when Congress should convene... It also addressed just in case the president died.

Events led up to this amendment is the 72nd Congress defeating everyone.  

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