What are some amendments that failed to be ratified by the states?
A. 1810: Any citizen who accepts or receives any title of nobility from a foreign power or accepted a gift from a foreign power without congressional consent would no longer be a U.S. citizen and therefore could not hold public office. 1861: No amendment shall be made to the Constitution which will authorize or give to Congress the power to abolish or interfere, within any state, with domestic institutions, including slavery. 1926: Congress can limit, regulate and prohibit child labor of persons under 18 years of age. 1972: Women and men should be seen as equals under the law. 1978: Would grant citizens of Washington, D.C., the same full representation in Congress as any state. Sources: National Archives (http://www.archives.gov/federal_register/constitution/amendment_process.html),”Ratification of Amendments to the U.S. Constitution, Congressional Research Service, September 30, 1997) and www.usconstitution.net.