1951 – The 22nd Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was ratified, limiting U.S. Presidents to two terms.


Twenty-second Amendment

No person shall be elected to the office of the President more than twice, and no person who has held the office of President, or acted as President, for more than two years of a term to which some other person was elected President shall be elected to the office of the President more than once. But this Article shall not apply to any person holding the office of President, when this Article was proposed by the Congress, and shall not prevent any person who may be holding the office of President, or acting as President, during the term within which this Article becomes operative from holding the office of President or acting as President during the remainder of such term 

This article shall be inoperative unless it shall have been ratified as an amendment to the Constitution by the legislatures of three-fourths of the several States within seven years from the date of its submission to the States by the Congress.

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In memory … Jimi – Black History/Indigenous


Jimi Hendrix

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Born: 1942 | Died: 1970  

More than 40 years after his mysterious death,

music legend Jimi Hendrix is still widely considered the greatest guitarist in the history of rock ‘n’ roll.

Born on November 27, 1942, in Seattle, Washington, Jimi Hendrix learned to play guitar as a teenager, and grew up to become a rock guitar legend who excited audiences in the 1960s with his innovative electric guitar playing.

One of his most memorable performances was at Woodstock in 1969, where he performed “The Star Spangled Banner.”

Hendrix died in 1970 from drug-related complications, leaving his mark on the world of rock music and remaining popular to this day.

For more information on Jimi, go to www.bio.com

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Two-Term Limit on Presidency


Passed by Congress ~~ March 21, 1947. Ratified February 27, 1951

22ND AMENDMENT

Section 1

No person shall be elected to the office of the President more than twice, and no person who has held the office of President, or acted as President, for more than two years of a term to which some other person was elected President shall be elected to the office of President more than once. But this Article shall not apply to any person holding the office of President when this Article was proposed by Congress, and shall not prevent any person who may be holding the office of President, or acting as President, during the term within which this Article becomes operative from holding the office of President or acting as President during the remainder of such term.

Section 2

This article shall be inoperative unless it shall have been ratified as an amendment to the Constitution by the legislatures of three-fourths of the several States within seven years from the date of its submission to the States by the Congress.