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An outline of the 27 amendments to the Constitution of the United States. (Magruder's American Govenment Text 2007)

1st Amendment

Freedom of Religion, Speech, Press, Assembly, and Petition

2nd Amendment

Right to Keep, Bear Arms

3rd Amendment

Lodging Troops in Private Homes

4th Amendment

Search, Seizures, Proper Warrants

5th Amendment

Criminal Proceedings; Due Process; Eminent Domain; Double Jeopardy; Protection from Self incrimination

6th Amendment

Criminal Proceedings; Must inform defendant of charge/s; Right to Attorney; Right to fair impartial jury

7th Amendment

Jury Trials in Civil Cases

8th Amendment

Bail; Cruel, Unusual Punishment

9th Amendment

Unenumerated Rights

10th Amendment

Powers Reserved to the States

11th Amendment

Suits Against States

12th Amendment

Election of President and VIce President

13th Amendment

Slavery and Involuntary Servitude Prohibited

14th Amendment

Rights of Citizens

15th Amendment

Right to Vote--- Race, Color, Servitude

16th Amendment

Income Tax

17th Amendment

Popular Election of Senators

18th Amendment

Prohibition of Intoxicating Liquors

19th Amendment

Equal Suffrage---Sex; Right of Women to Vote

20th Amendment

Commencement of Terms; Sessions of Congress; Death or Disqualification of President-Elect

21st Amendment

Repeal of 18th Amendment

22nd Amendment

Presidental Tenure; No President may serve more than 2 elected terms

23rd Amendment

Inclusion of DIstrict of Columbia in Presidential Election System

24th Amendment

Right to Vote in Federal Elections----Tax Payment; Outlawed the payment of a tax as a condition for taking part in elections

25th Amendment

Presidential Succession; Vice Presidential Vacancy; Presidential Inability

26th Amendment

Right to Vote----Age; Must be 18 years or older

27th Amendment

Congressional Pay; Congress's power to fix the salaries of its members

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