Pros And Cons Of New York's First State Constitution

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New York’s first State Constitution was formally adopted by the state in 1777 and like most State Constitutions in the United States, New York's Constitution tends to be more detailed, and amended more often than the United States Constitution. According to a website ("Home - NY Says Yes", 2017), New York’s Constitution has been rewritten four times and the most recent one, which we are largely still governed by today, was written in 1894. Amending the New York State Constitution can only be done with the consent of its people by using two different methods, the legislative method, and the constitutional convention method. The legislative method requires the passage of a proposed change by two consecutively elected legislatures, and then ratification

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