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27 Amendments

The 27 Amendments

An outline of the 27 amendments to the Constitution of the United States. (Magruder's American Govenment Text 2007)
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1st Amendment
Freedom of Religion, Speech, Press, Assembly, and Petition
2nd Amendment
Right to Keep, Bear Arms
3rd Amendment
Lodging Troops in Private Homes
4th Amendment
Search, Seizures, Proper Warrants
5th Amendment
Criminal Proceedings; Due Process; Eminent Domain; Double Jeopardy; Protection from Self incrimination
6th Amendment
Criminal Proceedings; Must inform defendant of charge/s; Right to Attorney; Right to fair impartial jury
7th Amendment
Jury Trials in Civil Cases
8th Amendment
Bail; Cruel, Unusual Punishment
9th Amendment
Unenumerated Rights
10th Amendment
Powers Reserved to the States
11th Amendment
Suits Against States
12th Amendment
Election of President and VIce President
13th Amendment
Slavery and Involuntary Servitude Prohibited
14th Amendment
Rights of Citizens
15th Amendment
Right to Vote--- Race, Color, Servitude
16th Amendment
Income Tax
17th Amendment
Popular Election of Senators
18th Amendment
Prohibition of Intoxicating Liquors
19th Amendment
Equal Suffrage---Sex; Right of Women to Vote
20th Amendment
Commencement of Terms; Sessions of Congress; Death or Disqualification of President-Elect
21st Amendment
Repeal of 18th Amendment
22nd Amendment
Presidental Tenure; No President may serve more than 2 elected terms
23rd Amendment
Inclusion of DIstrict of Columbia in Presidential Election System
24th Amendment
Right to Vote in Federal Elections----Tax Payment; Outlawed the payment of a tax as a condition for taking part in elections
25th Amendment
Presidential Succession; Vice Presidential Vacancy; Presidential Inability
26th Amendment
Right to Vote----Age; Must be 18 years or older
27th Amendment
Congressional Pay; Congress's power to fix the salaries of its members