Guarantees us freedom of religion, speech, press, assembly, and petition.
We have the freedom to keep and bear arms.
Some may say that this isn't true, if you look at the first and second part of the actual text, as it explicitly guarantees members of the armed forces freedom to bear arms, yet it doesn't mention civilians.
Nobody can force you to quarter soldiers.
Must have a warrant to search somebody or their possessions (there are exceptions).
Gives us the right to a Grand Jury indictment, the right to due process (fair treatment), the right to remain silent, and the freedom from Double Jeopardy.
Right to a speedy and public trial, right to a trial by jury, right to know the charges against you, right to confront witnesses against you, and right to council (a lawyer).
If the value in question is over $20, a fair trial by jury will take place (civil court).
No excessive fines or bail will be issued, and cruel and unusual punishment is not allowed.
The people have more power than is guaranteed in this Constitution (power to the people).
The states have more power than is guaranteed in this Constitution (power to the states).
Deals with lawsuits and states.
Creates the Electoral College.
Defines citizenship rights, due process must be followed by all states.
Anybody born in the US can vote, regardless of race.
Creates the income tax.
Deals with Direct Election of US Senators.
Creates Prohibition of alcohol, making the creation, transpiration, and sale of alcoholic beverages illegal.
Women can vote.
The President is inaugurated on January 20th.
The President can only stay in office for 2 terms.
Washington DC gets 3 representatives (no vote) in Congress.
Bans the poll tax.
Presidential succession-Vice President is second, and Speaker of the House is third in the line of succession.
18-year olds can vote.
Deals with Congress and pay raises.
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