7. the answer is...

twenty-seven (27)

The first 10 amendments to the Constitution are called the Bill of Rights. They were added in 1971. Since then, 17 more amendments have been added. The Constitution currently has 27 amendments. The 27th Amendment was added in 1992. It explains how senators and representatives are paid. Interestingly, Congress first discussed this amendment back in 1789 as one of the original amendments considered for the Bill of Rights.