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11th Amendment

Established the residents from one state cannot sue another state w/o consent of the state

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12th Amendment

Changed the electoral college and how electors cast their ballots for president and vice president

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13th Amendment

Abolished Slavery

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14th Amendment

Gave citizenship to those who are born or naturalized in the U.S.1

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15th Amendment

Gave black males the right to vote

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16th Amendment

Allowed for a federal income tax

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17th Amendment

Established the popular election of U.S. Senators

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18th Amendment

Established Prohibition

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19th Amendment

Gave women the right the vote

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20th Amendment

Changed the date in which presidents are inaugurated

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21st Amendment

Repealed Prohibition

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22nd Amendment

Established presidential terms

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23rd Amendment

Gave residents of D.C. the right to vote/electoral college votes in Presidential elections

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24th Amendment

Abolished poll taxes

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25th Amendment

Established presidential succession

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26th Amendment

Gave 18 year olds the right to vote

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27th Amendment

Concerned congressional pay. Congress members cannot increase or decrease their pay until the next election.

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Progressive Era/Movement

political movement interested in furthering social and political reform, curbing political corruption caused by political machines, and limiting the political influence of large corporations

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Populist Party

A US political party that sought to represent the interests of farmers and laborers in the 1890s, advocating increased currency issue, free coinage of gold and silver, public ownership of railroads, and a graduated federal income tax

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Temperance Movement

first urged moderation, then encouraged drinkers to help each other to resist temptation, and ultimately demanded that local, state, and national governments prohibit alcohol outright.

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Volstead Act

to provide enforcement for the Eighteenth Amendment, prohibiting the manufacture and sale of alcoholic beverages

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Election of 1800

Tied election led to the 12th amendment

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Lame Duck

an official (especially the president) in the final period of office, after the election of a successor.

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Disenfranchised

not having the right to vote

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Voting Rights Act of 1965

piece of federal legislation in the United States that prohibits racial discrimination in voting

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Declaration of Rights and Sentiments

dramatize the denied citizenship claims of elite women during a period when the early republic's founding documents privileged white propertied males

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