11 th Amendment. Kourtney Strickland. U.S. History I. April 22 nd 2010. Passed & Ratified. New York, March 27, 1794 Rhode Island, March 31, 1794 Connecticut, May 8, 1794 New Hampshire, June 16, 1794 Massachusetts, June 26, 1794 Vermont, between October 9 and November 9, 1794
U.S. History I
April 22nd 2010
The Eleventh Amendment was proposed by Congress on March 4, 1794
Ratification was completed on February 7, 1795
Official announcement of ratification was not made until January 8, 1798
The Judicial power of the United States shall not be construed
to extend to any suit in law or equity, commenced or
prosecuted against one of the United States by Citizens of another
State, or by Citizens or Subjects of any Foreign State.
Chief Justice Marchall
Would you follow the courts decision and agree that it was completely legal and fair for them to sue a main official to abide by the 11th amendment?
Do you believe there would be any reason to modify the 11th amendment to make its laws more firm and understandable?
Do you think that the 11th amendment was followed in the Osborn vs Bank of the United States case?