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No amendment can alter equal representation in the Senate without the consent of the state. This is expressed in Article I, Section 9 of the United States Constitution.

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The Great Compromise settled which key issue at the Constitutional Convention?

The Great Compromise settled the dispute of state representation in the U.S. Congress. It was decided that representation in the U.S. House of Representatives would be proportional to population, while representation in the U.S. Senate would be equal among all states.


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How could you change equal representation in the senate?

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What article says that no amendment may deprive a state of its equal representation in the senate?

Article V - last clause "no State, without its Consent, shall be deprived of its equal Suffrage in the Senate."


Article Five identifies two matters that are beyond the Amendment process what are they?

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Did northerners favor the tallmadge amendment proposed that Missouri be admitted as a free state?

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What is a word that means a change to the constitution?

two-thirds of the House of Representatives and Senate must vote to change the constitution. then the amendment must be revised by the judicial branch to make sure that the amendment is constitutional


All state are represented equally in the?

Senate. Every state has two senators, and this can't be changed without a constitutional amendment; and in this special case, it would require UNANIMOUS consent to change the "2 senators per state" rule.


Representation in the Senate is based on population.?

Representation in the US senate is not based on population. Each state has two senators. The House's representation is based on population.


In which house of Congress does each of the 50 states have equal representation?

The Senate.


Representation in this House is equal?

The senate


Amendment making senate elections popular?

The Sevnteenth Amendment


Which house of congress is base on equal representation?

The Senate is the house of Congress that is based on equal representation. The House of Representatives is numbered based on the population of the state but the Senate has equal representation for even states with a lower population.


What provision in the Constitution is not subject to amendment through Article V?

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