the seventeenth amendment is a reform, since it raises a change in the way senators are elected in each state.
the seventeenth amendment to the constitution of the united states (amendment xvii) establishes the direct election of the united states senate by popular vote. the amendment replaces article i, section 3, clauses 1 and 2 of the constitution, under which the senate was elected by the state legislatures. it also alters the method of filling vacancies in the senate, to be consistent with the method of choice. it was adopted in april 1913.
this form of election is very beneficial for the people, since they are the ones who directly choose the senators that represent them.
some people will say that this form of election is a bad idea, since the elected senators could be from a political party opposed to the one that bovierna in the state at that time, and therefore could be difficult communication. in this way these people prefer that the senators are elected by the legislature of each state, in order to ensure a fluid and more harmonious communication.
they wanted equal rights hawaii’s monarchy was overthrown when a group of businessmen and sugar planters forced queen liliuokalani to abdicate. the coup led to the dissolving of the kingdom of hawaii two years later, its annexation as a u.s. territory and eventual admission as the 50th state in the union.
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