Poli Amendments

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14th Amendment

Extends the rights of citizenship to all those born in the United States and those who have become citizens through naturalization. States cannot deny US citizenship to those born in the US, due process of the law.

19th Amendment

All female citizens have the right to vote.

17th Amendment

Senators are elected by citizens rather than by state legislatures.

18th Amendment

Prohibition; outlawed manufacturing, selling, or transport of alcohol.

21st Amendment

Repealed the 18th, Prohibition.

22nd Amendment

Established a two-term limit for the presidency.

25th Amendment

The Vice President becomes president if the president dies.

26th Amendment

Guarantees citizens 18 or older the right to vote.

5th and 6th Amendments

Right to a Fair Trial and Right to counsel. These established the rules for conducting a trial. bars double jeopardy and rights to a speedy and public trial

8th Amendment

Protection against cruel and unusual punishment

2nd Amendment

Right to Bear arms.

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