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the 17th Amendment is the provision that allows U.S. Senators to be directly elected by a state's population.

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Q: What did the 17th amendment allow to elect their senators not the states lgislative in each state?
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What did the 17Th amendment mean?

The 17th amendment deals with the Senators from the states. It provides a method to allow governors and states to appoint a successor to someone that has died or resigned from their position. It also requires them to meet any additional requirements that the state has set for their legislatures.


How do people of the legislative branch get elected?

Representatives and Senators make up the Legislative branch of government in the United States. Representatives are elected by a vote of the people.Until 1913, Senators were appointed by the legislatures of the various States to represent the State. The 17th Amendment changed this to require that Senators be elected by a vote of the people. In the case of the death or disability of a Senator, the laws of the various states may call for a special election to be held to fill the vacancy, or may allow the Governor of the State to select a replacement temporary Senator to serve until the next election.


what was the of the federal income tax law in 1913, how many states were there, and how many states ratified the law?

The federal income tax law, otherwise known as the 16th amendment, allowed the Congress to create a federal income tax. This would allow Congress to create the tax at a rate that doesn't pertain to census figures or other state related issues. The amendment was passed on February 3, 1913 when the State of Delaware passed the amendment, being the 36th state to do so. Following Delaware's ratification 6 other states ratified the amendment, bringing the total to 42 states ratified. Three states rejected the amendment and three more simply did not act on it.


What us constitution establishes six year terms for members of the senate in order to?

allow senators to focus on long-term national issues


What amendment does not allow officers who rebelled against the government to hold office?

14th amendment, section 3

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What does the Th amendment mean?

The 17th amendment deals with the Senators from the states. It provides a method to allow governors and states to appoint a successor to someone that has died or resigned from their position. It also requires them to meet any additional requirements that the state has set for their legislatures.


What did the 17Th amendment mean?

The 17th amendment deals with the Senators from the states. It provides a method to allow governors and states to appoint a successor to someone that has died or resigned from their position. It also requires them to meet any additional requirements that the state has set for their legislatures.


Which amendment allow states to maintain militias?

That's part of the 2nd Amendment.


What amendment changed how senators are elected?

Article 1: Section 3 and 4 deals with the election. *Edit* I know exactly what you lazy peeps are trying to pull. I'm taking the poli sci class as well looking for answers :P lol. Anyways the correct answer your looking for is 17th amendment.


What is the historical context of the second amendment?

The Second Amendment is an amendment that was added to the United States Constitution on December 15, 1791. The background of this amendment was to allow the population to bear and keep arms.


Why was the 17th amendment passed in 1913 as a part of the reforms of the progressive era?

to allow settlers to claim land in the west


What did the twenty first amendment allow United states citizens to do?

allowed them to manufacture, purchase and consume alcohol


Why The amendment process was included in the constitution?

In order to Amand the United States Constitution the amendment must be passed by Congress. The amendment will also need to be passed by two thirds of the individual states.


What was the 17th amendement?

section 1: Method of Election It says we have 2 senators for each state that are elected and serve for 6 years. and each senator gets one vote.section 2: Vacancies When a Senate seat is vacant, the government has to hold another election to fill in the seat. And the government has the power to fill in the seat until the new Senate is elected.section 3: Exception The senators already elected by the state legislatures were not affected by this amendment.


Why did congress pass the suffrage amendment?

To give equal voting rights to women. Congress did not enact that amendment or any other. The STATES amended the Constitution to allow female voting.


Which amendment does not allow cruel and unusual punishment?

The 8th Amendment


What is the purpose of the First Amendment?

The purpose of the first amendment is to give United States of America citizens freedom of speech, grant freedom of religon without persecution, allow assembly and petition of the government.