Freedom of Speech, Religion and Expression
Right to own guns
Cannot be forced to quarter troops in private homes
Freedom from illegal search and siezure
Grand jury to decide whether or not there is enough evidence for trial/cannot be tried twice for same crime/cannot be a witness against yourself
Right to a speedy, fair trial/provided with lawyer if you can't afford one
Provides a jury in a civil case if the lawsuit is over $20
No excessive bail/ no cruel or unusual punishment
The peoples rights are not limited to those listed in the constitution
The Powers not specifically laid out in the Constitution are reserved for the states
Lawsuits against the states must be tried in a state court
Election of president and vice-president
Citizenship to former slaves
Gave black men the right to vote
Gave congress the power to tax income
U.S. Senators elected direclty by the people, not through the state legislatures
"Lame Duck" Amendment
Repeal of Prohibition
Two, four year terms per President
Gave D.C. residents a right to vote in presidential elections
Civil Rights/abolished poll tax
Presidential Succession- if anything happens to Pres., VP steps up
18 year old vote
Prohibits congress from voting itself midterm raises in pay
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