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On May 17, 2016, curators Christine Blackerby and Jennifer Johnson answered questions from the public about the design, history and making of the Amending America exhibit for AnswerTime on Tumblr. View the questions and answers!
11,000 proposed amendments
To prepare for the 2016 "Amending America" exhibition at the National Archives Museum in Washington, D.C., NARA volunteers and staff transcribed and edited over 11,000 entries representing proposed amendments to the U.S. Constitution, as recorded by Congress. This dataset provides information about more than 11,000 proposed Constitutional amendments introduced in the United States Congress from 1787 to 2014. Access this important dataset on archives.gov and data.gov.