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Matching the Amendments with their provisions

Amendment 1

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

Amendment 2

right to bear arms; right to form a militia

Amendment 3

No forced quartering of soldiers in private homes

Amendment 4

Protection from illegal searches & seizures

Amendment 5

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

Amendment 6

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

Amendment 7

Jury trial in civil cases

Amendment 8

No excesive bail, fine, or cruel/unusual punishment

Amendment 9

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

Amendment 10

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

Amendment 11

Limits the jurisdiction of federal courts.

Amendment 12

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

Amendment 13

Abolished slavery

Amendment 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

Amendment 15

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

Amendment 16

Gave Congress power to collect taxes on income

Amendment 17

Direct Election of Senators.

Amendment 18

Prohibition of alcoholic beverages - banned making, selling, or transporting of alcoholic beverages

Amendment 19

Voting Rights for Women

Amendment 20

Presidential/VP/congressional terms of office begin in Jan; New meeting dates for Congress; Emergency presidential and VP succession

Amendment 21

Repeal of Prohibition

Amendment 22

(Presidential Term Limits) Limits the president to two terms or a maximum of ten years

Amendment 23

Voting Rights for D.C. Residents (3 electoral college votes)

Amendment 24

Abolition of Poll Tax in National Elections

Amendment 25

Presidential succession, vice presidential vacancy, and presidential disability

Amendment 26

Voting age lowered to 18 .

Amendment 27

Limiting congressional pay increases

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