The 22nd Amendment
By: Olivia Hunter
Only serve 2 terms in office
Date the 22nd Amendment was passed
Why is the 22nd Amendment important today
According to the Bill of Rights Institute, the 22nd Amendment of the U.S. Constitution states that a president is allowed only two terms in office. The amendment relates to the idea of checks and balances and how they help to reduce abuse of power. Checks and balances, states the National Constitution Center, prevent any branch of the government from becoming too powerful.