Proposed amendment to the Constitution

Proposed by Thomas Jefferson 1803, not ratified

Resolved, by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States, two-thirds of both houses concurring, that the following amendment to the Constitution of the United States be proposed to the legislatures of the several states, which, when ratified by three-fourths of the said legislatures, shall be valid to all intents and purposes as a part of the said Constitution:

Louisiana, as ceded by France to the United States, is made a part of the United States. |