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title:“Burke Amendment”
authors:Anonymous
date written:1789-8-21

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"Burke Amendment." Creating the Bill of Rights. Ed. Kenneth R. Bowling and Helen E. Veit. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1991. 35. Print.
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House of Representatives Journal

Burke Amendment (August 21, 1789)

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Congress shall not alter, modify or interfere in the times, places or manner of holding elections of senators or representatives, except when any state shall refuse or neglect, or be unable by invasion or rebellion to make such election.

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