amendment flashcards

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Five Freedoms: Religion, Assembly, Press, Petition, Speech

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Right to Bear Arms

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No quartering troops

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No illegal searches and seizures

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Trial can not be held unless person is formally charged

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Rights to a lawyer and a fair trial, be informed of nature of crime, quick trial, trial held in area where crime took place, allowed to hear and question witnesses, allowed a lawyer

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Jury trial in federal cases. sue for at least $20

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No excessive bail or unreasonable punishment

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powers to the people

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power to the states

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suits against states(1795)

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provides for electoral college to use secret ballots to vote for president

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abolishment of slavery 1865

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equal protection for law of everyone

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black male right to vote 1870

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congress has power to collect income tax

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people directly elect senators

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prohibition of alcoholic beverages

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women's suffrage

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lame duck amendment; president takes office January 20th

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repeal prohibition (18th)

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president can only serve two terms( 8 years max)

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people of dc can vote; president and vp need 3 electoral votes

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abolition of poll tax

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presidential succession

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18 years old have right to vote

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delay of congressional pay raises

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