First 16 Amendments

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Donaldson History- First 16 Amendments- must memorize for test.

1

Freedom of Speech, Freedom of Religion, Freedom of the Press, Freedom of Assembly, Freedom to Petition the Government.

2

right to bear arms; right to form a militia

3

No forced quartering of soldiers in private homes

4

Protection from illegal searches & seizures

5

Criminal proceedings, due process, grand jury, double jeopardy, eminent domain

6

Criminal procedures, speedy trial, confront witnesses, have an attorney

7

Jury trial in civil cases

8

No excesive bail, fine, or cruel/unusual punishment

9

People's rights are not limited to those in the Constitution.

10

Powers not delegated to the federal government are reserved to the states and the people

11

Limits the jurisdiction of federal courts.

12

Changes in manner of electing president and vice president; procedure when no presidential candidate receives electoral majority

13

Abolished slavery

14

Rights of citizens: 1)all persons born in the united states are granted citizenship, 2) no state can deny any person the equal protection of the laws, 3)no state can deny any person life, liberty, property without due process of law

15

No state can deny any citizen the right to vote on account of race or previous state as slave

16

Gave Congress power to collect taxes on income

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