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					Informal Amendments
               Definition
 The Process by which over time changes
  have been made to the constitution with
  out changing the wording.
 The Constitution was a “Skelton” informal
  amendment provided meat and bones.
            Informal Change
 Basic legislation: Passing laws/ Necessary
    and Proper Clause
   Executive Action- Using presidential
    authority
   Party Practice: National Conventions
   Custom: Cabinet
   Court Decisions: “The Constitutional
    Convention in continuous
    process.”(Woodrow Wilson)

				
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