Constitutional Amendments

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1st Amendment

Congress cannot respect an establishment of religion, free exercise of religion, freedom of speech, press, assembly, and petition

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2nd Amendment

Right to Keep and Bear Arms

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3rd Amendment

Quartering of Soldiers

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4th Amendment

Unreasonable searches and seizures

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5th Amendment

Right to a jury, double jeopardy, self incrimination, due process, eminent domain

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6th Amendment

Right to a speedy trial by jury, counsel, and witnesses

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7th Amendment

Right to a jury in civil lawsuits

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8th Amendment

Excessive fines, cruel and unusual punishment

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9th Amendment

Non-enumerated rights

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10th Amendment

Powers not delegated in Constitution are given to the states

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11th Amendment

U.S. courts cannot hear cases and make decisions against a state if it is sued by a citizen who lives in another state or a person who lives in another country

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12th Amendment

President and Vice President run on same ballot, House of Representatives breaks tie, electoral college

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13th Amendment

Freed all slaves

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14th Amendment

Extended the definition of citizen to all (especially African Americans) and extended the protected rights to all citizens, due process, selective incorporation

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15th Amendment

Gave African Americans men the right to vote

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16th Amendment

“Income Tax”

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17th Amendment

Direct Election of Senators

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18th Amendment

Prohibition

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19th Amendment

Women’s suffrage

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20th Amendment

Shortened lame duck period, moved inauguration to January 20th, presidential succession, Congress must meet once per year on the 3rd of January

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21st Amendment

Repeal of Prohibition

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22nd Amendment

Presidential 2 term limit

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23rd Amendment

DC gets a presidential vote

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24th Amendment

Abolition of Poll Taxes

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25th Amendment

Presidential Succession

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26th Amendment

Right to Vote for 18 year olds

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27th Amendment

Compensation for Congressmen

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