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Ornate red and ivory wall decoration, with plaque and symbols

The 20th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution

Posted by: Margaret Wood

I had an interesting query a few months ago from a patron about a proposed constitutional amendment which the patron believed President Lincoln had signed.  This was unusual in itself since Article V of the U.S. Constitution does not require presidents to sign constitutional amendments passed by Congress.  The key to this query was the date …