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First 22 Amendments

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1st Amendment
Freedom of speech, press, assembly, religion, and petition
2nd Amendment
Right to bear arms
3rd Amendment
You don't have to quarter soldiers
4th Amendment
The government must have a warrant for an arrest or search unless there is probably cause
5th Amendment
People must be charged before court, can't be tried twice, and must be allowed due process before conviction
6th Amendment
Right to a speedy trial by jury
7th Amendment
A jury trial is needed for civil cases
8th Amendment
No excessive or unusual punishment
9th Amendment
People have other rights besides the ones listed in the bill of rights
10th Amendment
Any power not given to congress is given to the states or people
11th Amendment
Citizens cannot sue states
12th Amendment
Changed how the president and vice president are elected
13th Amendment
No slavery
14th Amendment
Everyone born in the US is a citizen
15th Amendment
The right to vote is given to all men
16th Amendment
Congress can pass an income tax
17th Amendment
Direct election of senators
18th Amendment
Prohibition
19th Amendment
Women can vote
20th Amendment
Changed the days for meetings of Congress and for the start of the President's term of office
21st Amendment
Repealed prohibition
22nd Amendment
You can't be elected president more than two times