National Affairs: 20th Amendment

Virginia was the tenth State to ratify the Federal Constitution.† Last week it was the first State to ratify what is likely to become the 20th Amendment to that Constitution. Prodded into speedy action by Senator Carter Glass, it did not wait to be notified officially by Secretary of State Stimson that Congress had put this newest Amendment up to the States. Last week Mr. Stimson was still waiting for the Government Printing Office to turn out 48 copies of the Amendment to be signed, sealed, red-taped and distributed among the States.

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