27 amendments Summary

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1st amendment

freedom of speech, press, religion, assembly, protest

2nd amendment

right to bear arms

3rd amendment

No quartering of Soldiers

4th amendment

Must have warrant searches or siezures

5th amendment

Self-incrimination (don't have to tell on yourself)

6th amendment

right to speedy trial & lawyer

7th amendment

right to jury trial

8th amendment

no cruel and unusual punishment

9th amendment

rights not listed in the Constitution do exist

10th amendment

any rights not in the Constitution are up to the states

11th amendment

Prohibits citizens of one state or foreign country from suing another state.

12th amendment

added the seperation of the president and vice president onto two different ballots

13th amendment

abolishes slavery

14th amendment

citizenship, due process, equal protection

15th amendment

This amendment granted black men the right to vote.

16th amendment

Federal Income tax

17th amendment

Direct election of senators

18th amendment

Prohibition

19th amendment

Women's Suffarage

20th amendment

Presidential term statrts January 20th

21st amendment

repeals prohibition

22nd amendment

two terms for president

23rd amendment

District of Columbia - people can vote for president

24th amendment

ends poll taxes

25th amendment

succession President ---- Vice President----Speaker of the House of Representatives

26th amendment

Voting age 18

27th amendment

Congressional pay raises can't go into effect until after the next congressional election

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