Number of Amendments to the US Constitution
How many amendments are there to the U.S. Constitution?
There are currently 27 amendments to the United States Constitution. The first amendment, which ensures freedom of speech, religion, the press, to assemble and to petition, was enacted on December 15, 1791. The latest amendment, Amendment 27, contains a variance to the compensation for members of Congress. This was enacted on May 7, 1992.