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The 27 amendments and their descriptions.

1st Amendment

Freedom of Religion, speech, press, assembly and petition.

2nd Amendent

Right to keep, bear arms.

3rd Amendment

Lodging troops in private homes.

4th Amendment

Search, seizures, proper warrant.

5th Amendment

Criminal proceedings, due process, eminent domain.

6th Amendment

Criminal proceedings.

7th Amendment

Jury trials in civil cases.

8th Amendment

Bail, cruel and unusual punishment.

9th Amendment

Unenumerated rights.

10th Amendment

Powers reserved to the states.

11th Amendment

Immunity of states from certain suits.

12th Amendment

Changes in the electoral college procedures.

13th Amendment

Prohibition of slavery.

14th Amendment

Citizenship, due process, equal protection.

15th Amendment

No denial of vote because of race, color, previous condition of servitude.

16th Amendment

Power of congress to tax incomes.

17th Amendment

Popular election of U.S. senators.

18th Amendment

Prohibition of alcohol.

19th Amendment

Women's suffrage.

20th Amendment

Change of dates for start of presidential, congressional terms.

21th Amendment

Repeal of prohibition.

22nd Amendment

Limit on presidential tenure.

23rd Amendment

District of Columbia electoral vote.

24th Amendment

Ban on tax pay went as voter qualified.

25th Amendment

Presidential succession, vice president vacancy, and presidential disability.

26th Amendment

Minimum voting age no higher than 18.

27th Amendment

Congressional pay.

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