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The 20th amendment which is also known as the "lame duck" amendment establishes beginning and ending dates for the terms of the president and Congress.

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Which amendment changed the day that the president takes the oath of office from March 4 to January 20?

amendment 20 (A+)


What is the purpose of the 25th amendment?

The 25th Amendment states that the Vice President takes office if anything happens to the President.


Which Amendment changed the date the president takes the oath of office from March 4 to January 20?

The 20th Amendment establishes the beginning and ending of the terms of all elected federal offices.


How does the 25th amendment work?

The 25th amendment to the Constitution refers to what happens if a President dies or resigns from office. It says that the Vice President takes over for the President if he is unable to do his duties.


When does the President take office?

The president takes office on January 20th following the November election. See the 20th Amendment to the Constitution.


What amendments have to do with presidency?

12th Amendment- Revises presidential election procedures 20th Amendment- New President takes office on January 20th 22nd Amendment- President can only have 2 terms 25th Amendment- Rules for who becomes president if something happens to the president


What amendments have to do with the presidency?

12th Amendment- Revises presidential election procedures 20th Amendment- New President takes office on January 20th 22nd Amendment- President can only have 2 terms 25th Amendment- Rules for who becomes president if something happens to the president


What is the date the president takes office?

The president takes office January 20


Does the speaker of the house become vice president if the president dies?

If the President dies in office and the Vice President takes over the office of the President, the Speaker of the House does not automatically become the Vice President. Under the 25th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, the new Vice President is nominated by the President. The new Vice President then takes office upon confirmation from both houses of Congress by a majority vote.


What is the age requirement and term for the president of the US?

The President must have reached the age of 35 when he takes the oath of office. His term of office is 4 years with a two term limit (based on the 22nd Amendment).


Who takes over the office if president dies in office?

The Vice President.


Which amendment allowed the president to name a new vice president?

The 25th amendment , ratified 2/10.1967, gives the President the power to name a new vice-president if that office becomes vacant. His choice must be confirmed by both houses of Congress before it takes effect.

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