freedoms of religion, speech, press, assembly, and petition
Right to Bear Arms
No forced quartering of soldiers in private homes
Protection from illegal searches & seizures
A person may not be tried twice for the same crime and does not have to testify against himself/ herself
Right to a speedy trial, an impartial jury, to comfront witnesses against you, and to have a lawyer.
Trial by Jury in Civil Cases
No Cruel and Unusual Punishment
Any power not given to the federal government by the constitution is a power of either the state or the people
People's rights are not limited to those in the Constitution.
States can not be sued in federal court
Separate ballots for president and vice-president
rights of citizens
no state can deny any citizen the right to vote on account of race or previous state as slave
Senators Elected by Popular Vote
Prohibition of Alcohol
Fixes the dates of term commencements for Congress (January 3) and the President (January 20); known as the "lame duck amendment"
repealed prohibition and voided the 18th amendment (1933)
two term limit for president
presidential electors for the district of Columbia
No Poll Tax
the v.p becomes president if the president becomes disabled
18 years Old To Vote
Limiting Congressional Pay Increases