How many amendments are in the Constitution?
The first ten amendments are known as what?
Bill of Rights
The 1st amendment protect what rights?
Freedom of Religion. Freedom of speech and press.
The NRA is in strong support of what amendment?
Amendment 2: Right to bear arms.
A search warrant and an arrest warrant are necessary because of what amendment?
Amendment 4: Search and Seizure.
The 5th amendment guarantees multiple rights relating to the judicial process. What are they?
Grand Juries: Before being tried in federal court a grand jury must formally accuse the person biased on if there is enough evidence. Double Jeopardy: Once someone is found not-guilty, that person can not be tried again. Self-Incrimination: No one can be forced to say anything that would help convict of a federal crime. Due Process: No one shall be deprived of life liberty or property without due process of law. Eminent Domain: Right to compensation if government takes property.
Which amendment gives the people or the states powers not denied to the states or to the people.
What amendments are the Civil War amendments?
Also know as the 13,14,15 Amendments. The thirteenth amendment abolished slavery. The 14th guaranteed citizenship to former slavers. The 15th declared that states may not deny the vote of any citizen on the basis of "race, color, or previous condition of servitude."
The right to vote.
What does "prohibition" mean and what amendments made this apart of the constitution?
Ban on manufacture sale or use of alcoholic beverages. #18
This amendment granted women suffrage.
It is the only amendment to actually reverse a previous amendment.
This amendment was created because of FDR
What is a poll tax and what amendment addresses this issue?
A poll tax is a tac one must pay in order to vote. #24
Why are you able to vote when you turn 18?
Because people over the age of 18 had to fight in wars, and people thought it was unfair that those people could not vote.