Five Freedoms: Religion, Assembly, Press, Petition, Speech
No illegal searches and seizures
Trial can not be held unless person is formally charged
Rights to a lawyer and a fair trial, be informed of nature of crime, quick trial, trial held in area where crime took place, allowed to hear and question witnesses, allowed a lawyer
Jury trial in federal cases. sue for at least $20
No excessive bail or unreasonable punishment
suits against states(1795)
provides for electoral college to use secret ballots to vote for president
abolishment of slavery 1865
equal protection for law of everyone
black male right to vote 1870
congress has power to collect income tax
people directly elect senators
prohibition of alcoholic beverages
lame duck amendment; president takes office January 20th
repeal prohibition (18th)
president can only serve two terms( 8 years max)
people of dc can vote; president and vp need 3 electoral votes
18 years old have right to vote
delay of congressional pay raises
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