Seventeenth Amendment to the United States Constitution Essay | Essay

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The 17th Amendment to the Constitution

Summary: The 17th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution moved the task of electing a state's U.S. senators from the hands of the state legislatures to the hands of the people via direct election. This amendment resulted in a purer form of democracy in America that allows people to have a greater say in who governs them.
The 17th Amendment

With the turn of the century comes change in the U.S. government and its laws. As the 1800's, a period of Civil War and exploration, came and left, the technology and communication between people and cities grew. This created what we now consider the media and news. This change allowed people to know what was happening in the government and would allow them to make their own political decisions based on the knowledge they would get from the media. As the U.S. developed the majority of the population moved into cities allowing people to get news and to create a culture that promoted knowing about what is going on and being able to choose a candidate for Senate. The 17th amendment allowed people to choose their own elected officials, created a more pure form of democracy, and to prevented single parties or political...

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