US Constitution

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Article 1

Creates the two parts of congress

Article 2

Creates the executive branch

Article 3

Creates the Judicial branch

Article 4

States Rights

Article 5

how to change the constitution

Article 7

how the constituion was agreed upon

Amendment 1

Freedom of religion, speech, press, assembly

Amendment 2

Right to own guns

Amendment 3

Do not have to house soldiers (quartering)

Amendment 4

protection from unnatural search and seizure

Amendment 5

protection from being held without arrest; cannot be tried for the same crime twice; due process

Amendment 6

right to speedy trial; impartial jury; right to lawyer

Amendment 7

jury trial in federal civil courts

Amendment 8

no creul and unusual punishment; no exorbitant fine

Amendment 9

there are other rights not stated

Amendment 10

All powers not given to the federal gov't given to the states

Amendment 11

someone from one state can sue another state

Amendment 12

President and Vice-president chosen by electoral college

Amendment 13

abolished slavery

Amendment 14

people had rights on federal and state level

Amendment 15

no racism for voting

Amendment 16

US can collect income tax

Amendment 17

senators now chosen by people of the states

Amendment 18

prohibition

Amendment 19

women's right to vote

Amendment 20

new terms for President and Congress

Amendment 21

repeled 18th amendment

Amendment 22

president can only be in term for 2 4year terms, or 10 years

Amendment 23

Grants the Washington D.C. the right to three electors in Presidential elections

Amendment 24

no voting tax

Amendment 25

what happens when the president can't perform tasks

Amendment 26

Voting age is 18

Amendment 27

Any law that increased the pay of legislators may not take effect until after an election

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