Amendments 1-27

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Sixth Amendment the constitutional amendment designed to protect individuals accused of crimes. It includes the right to counsel, the right to confront witnesses, and the right to a speedy and public trial. Seventh Amendment In suits at common law, where the value in controversy shall exceed twenty dollars, the right of trial by jury shall be preserved, and no fact tried by a jury, shall be otherwise reexamined in any court of the United States, than according to the rules of the common law. Eig…

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freedom of speech, press, assembly, petition, and religion

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right to bear arms

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no quartering of soldiers in private houses during times of peace or war

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right to privacy: have to have a search warrant or probable cause to search, protects you from unreasonbale serach and seizure of your home and property

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The constitutional amendment designed to protect the rights of persons accused of crimes, including protection against double jeopardy, self-incrimination, and punishment without due process of law.

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the constitutional amendment designed to protect individuals accused of crimes. It includes the right to counsel, the right to confront witnesses, and the right to a speedy and public trial.

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In suits at common law, where the value in controversy shall exceed twenty dollars, the right of trial by jury shall be preserved, Guarantying civil trial by jury.

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gives us the right to bail or they can stay in jail until their trial, no unreasonable bail, forbids cruel and unusual punishment

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makes clear that the rights spelled in Constitution are not the only rights for Americans

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Amendment stating that the powers not delegated to the federal gov. are reserved to the states

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establishes the jurisdiction of the supreme court

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Beginning in 1804, electors would vote separately for President and Vice President

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abolished slavery

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made "all persons born or naturalized in the United States" citizens of the country

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a constitutional amendment that gave African American men the right to vote

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The constitutional amendment adopted in 1913 that explicitly permitted Congress to levy an income tax.

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- direct election of senators
- previously elected by state legislature
- party bosses are still able to control elections

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prohibited the manufacture, sale, and distribution of alcoholic beverages

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granted women the right to vote in 1920

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Constitutional amendment moving presidential inauguration from March to January

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repealed the 18th Amendment in 1933

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establishes term limits for the president

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washington D.C gains electoral votes

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ends poll tax

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clarifies presidential succession

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lowers the voting age to 18

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legislators can give themselves raises in election years

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