Amended:to alter, modify, rephrase, or add to or subtract from (a motion, bill, constitution, etc.) by formal procedure:
Congress may amend the proposed tax bill.
Articles of Confederation:the first constitution of the 13 American states, adopted in 1781 and replaced in 1789 by the Constitution of the United States.
Congress:the national legislative body of the U.S., consisting of the Senate, or upper house, and the House of Representatives, or lower house, as a continuous institution.
Constitution:the system of fundamental principles according to which a nation, state, corporation, or the like, is governed.
Delegates:a person designated to act for or represent another or others; deputy; representative, as in a political convention.
Executive Branch:the branch of government charged with the execution and enforcement of laws and policies and the administration of public affairs; the executive.
Foreign Affairs:activities of a nation in its relationships with other nations; international relations.
House of Representatives:the lower legislative branch in many national and state bicameral governing bodies, as in the United States, Mexico, and Japan.
Judicial Branch:the branch of government charged with the interpretation of laws and the administration of justice; the judiciary.
Legislative Branch:the branch of government having the power to make laws; the legislature.
Senate:an assembly or council of citizens having the highest deliberative functions in a government, especially a legislative assembly of a state or nation.
Treaties:a formal agreement between two or more states in reference to peace, alliance, commerce, or other international relations.
Unanimous:of one mind; in complete agreement; agreed.