Constitutional Amendments 1-27

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1st Amendment (1791)

The right to free speech, press, assembly, petition, and religion

2nd Amendment (1791)

The right to bear arms

3rd Amendment (1791)

No quartering of troops in peacetime

4th Amendment (1791)

Guards against unreasonable searches and seizures

5th Amendment (1791)

The right to due process and no double jeopardy

6th Amendment (1791)

The right to a fair and speedy trial

7th Amendment (1791)

Right to a jury trial for criminal and some civil cases

8th Amendment (1791)

Prohibits excessive bail and no unusual punishment

9th Amendment (1791)

Addresses our unenumerated rights

10th Amendment (1791)

Federal powers are not stated in the Constitution are reserved for the states

11th Amendment (1795)

Any state can be sued by a U.S. citizen

12th Amendment (1804)

Changes in electoral college procedures

13th Amendment (1865)

Abolishes and prohibits slavery

14th Amendment (1868)

Citizenship due process equal protection

15th Amendment (1870)

U.S. cannot prevent a person from voting because of race, color, or creed

16th Amendment (1913)

Congress is given the power to tax incomes

17th Amendment (1913)

The direct election of senators

18th Amendment (1919)

Prohibition of liquor

19th Amendment (1920)

Women gain the right to vote

20th Amendment (1933)

Procedures for outgoing president and the new president coming in

21st Amendment (1933)

Repeal of prohibition (18th Amendment)

22nd Amendment (1951)

Limit on presidential terms

23rd Amendment (1961)

District of Columbia receives electoral votes

24th Amendment (1964)

Prohibits federal and state governments from charging poll tax

25th Amendment (1967)

Presidential succession and presidential disability

26th Amendment (1971)

18 year olds gain the right to vote

27th Amendment (1992)

Any change in congressional salaries takes place after the general election

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