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Amendments 11-27 excluding the 14th

11th

citizen of one state can't sue another state in federal court

Christian v GA

sues GA and wins judgement, can't keep it up, wouldn't form a more perfect union

12th

seperate balance for VP and P, can't be from the same state

13th

black codes, abolition of slavery in constitution

15th

Right to vote regardless of gender, race, and background; grandfather clause

barriers to voting

literacy test, whites was easier than blacks; poll tax; and registration barriers

16th

Income tax; those making a certain amount can be taxed

17th

Direct election of senators; legislature had been electing corrupt senators

18th

Manufacture, sale, consumption of alcohol- PROHIBITION

19th

Right to vote for women, suffrage

20th

Lame Duck, incumbant who isn't reelected; starting date is 1/3; oath of office is 1/20; VP fill in for P

21st

repealed the 18th and prohibition, each state had seperate rules

22nd

presidential term is only 2 terms, max years is 10, FDR most terms, Grover Clevelan non consecutive terms

23rd

gives 3 electoral votes to D.C.

24th

Poll tax banned

25th

presisdetial succession is VP, by majority in senate and house; Agnew, Ford, and Rockefeller

26th

Right to vote to kids of 18 yrs of age, during Vietnam draft age, fastest ratified amendment in 4 mon and 18days

27th

Limiting congressional pay raises, can't do it in the middle of term, control their own pay, COLA= cost of living adjustment

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