The Constitution turns 225 this year, but some of the things we associate with it aren’t even of legal drinking age.
Today, the 27th Amendment is a ripe 20 years old. It was 1992 when it was decided members of Congress can’t vote for their own pay raises or pay cuts.
As the Constitution Daily explains, the 27th Amendment is the youngest, but not necessarily newest concept.
James Madison proposed the amendment back in 1789, but it wasn’t approved.