10th Amendment

By Jamie Anderson


What It Does

The Tenth Amendment  shares power between the Federal and Stat e Governments. The Federal Government only gets the power that is granted from The Constitution. The States or the people get the rest of the power.


The Tenth Amendment was created to help balance the power. This was a big concern for the founders. The founders deeply distrusted the government, they did not want the government to  rule them as the British had been ruling them, they wanted

Date of Ratification

The Tenth Amendment was ratified on December 15th, 1791, along with the rest of the bill of rights.

What Happened After

When the Tenth Amendment was passed it gave the Americans a piece of mind or in other words they felt secure and comforted. They would be happy if no one could ever rule over them as the British had done.people also were more confident in their new government now that one person could not rule them by themselves.