GOV310L_MakeupEssay3_2012

The fact that conscripted men could fight and die for

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Unformatted text preview: d in 1878 and finally ratified 42 years later in 1920 The 26th Amendment was mainly the result of the Vietnam War. The fact that conscripted men could fight and die for their country, but still could not vote in their country outraged a large portion of American society. The Supreme Court case Oregon v. Mitchell also played a (smaller) role. The 26th Amendment was ratified in 1971. c. Have the states always respected these Amendments to the Federal Constitution? If not, explain, using at least one Amendment as an example, how states have circumvented the enforcement of amendments [10 Points]? This is kind of a trick question because th...
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This note was uploaded on 05/15/2012 for the course GOV 310L taught by Professor Kieth during the Spring '07 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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