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It strictly limited the length of time a person could serve as President. This was intended to counter the problem of the "imperial" presidency, where an extended period of time in office tended to heavily favor the incumbent, as they were able to leverage the very office they occupied to continually be re-elected.

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The 22nd Amendment solved the problem of having a United States in office too long. The 22nd Amendment says that a President of the United States can only serve two four year terms.

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