Quick Answer: Should Constitutional Capitalized?

“Constitutional” is lowercase because it is an adjective, but sometimes “constitution” should be capitalized.

When you’re using “constitution” descriptively, it’s also lowercase: The chess club needed a new constitution.

We should look that up in our constitution.28 Feb 2012

Do you have to capitalize amendment?

Both the Chicago Manual of Style and the AP Stylebook say to capitalize names such as “First Amendment” and “Fourteenth Amendment.” The names of all acts, bills, laws, and amendments are capitalized: My dad just signed up for Social Security. I carry a copy of the Bill of Rights.15 Jun 2012

Why are words capitalized in the Constitution?

That is why nouns in the original Constitution are capitalized. However, Morris made a few mistakes, and some nouns were left without capitals. The capitalization or non-capitalization of a word has no substantive effect, although when used to introduce a phrase it can serve as a clue to meaning.18 Apr 2011

Should the Fourth Amendment be capitalized?

The Constitution has often been called a “living document.” Capitalize when referring to parts of the U.S. Constitution in textual sentences. The Fourth Amendment prohibits unreasonable searches and seizures.

Should Senator be capitalized?

While the word Senate is capitalized, the role itself is lowercase when referring to a general senator or senators. However, if you refer to a specific senator by name, then you need to capitalize it.