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1st Amendment
Freedom of Religion, Speech, Press, Assembly, and Petition
2nd Amendment
Right to keep and bear arms
3rd Amendment
No quartering of soldiers
4th Amendment
Freedom from unreasonable searches and seizures
5th Amendment
Criminal Proceedings; Due Process; Eminent Domain; Double Jeopardy; Protection from Self incrimination
6th Amendment
The right to a Speedy Trial by jury, representation by an attorney for an accused person
7th Amendment
Right to a trial by jury in civil cases
8th Amendment
No cruel and unusual punishment
9th Amendment
The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people.
10th Amendment
Powers Reserved to the States
11th Amendment
Prohibits citizens of one state or foreign country from suing another state.
12th Amendment
Election of President and Vice President
13th Amendment
Abolition of slavery
14th Amendment
1) Citizenship for African Americans, 2) Repeal of 3/5 Compromise, 3) Denial of former confederate officials from holding national or state office, 4) Repudiate (reject) confederate debts, 5) Due Process, 6) Equal Protection, 7) Selective Incorporation
15th Amendment
Citizens cannot be denied the right to vote because of race, color , or precious condition of servitude
16th Amendment
Allows the federal government to collect income tax
17th Amendment
Direct election of senators
18th Amendment
Prohibition of alcohol
19th Amendment (1920)
Gave women the right to vote
20th Amendment
Commencement of Terms; Sessions of Congress; Death or Disqualification of President-Elect
21st Amendment
Repeal of Prohibition
22nd Amendment
Limits the president to two terms.
23rd Amendment
Gives Washington DC electoral college votes as if it were a state (DC still has no representation in Congress)
24th Amendment
Abolishes poll taxes
25th Amendment
Presidential Succession; Vice Presidential Vacancy; Presidential Inability
26th Amendment
Lowered the voting age from 21 to 18
27th Amendment
Limits the power of Congress to increase its own salaries