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The 27 Amendments
These are the 27 Amendments to the Constitution.
Freedom of Religion, speech, press, assembly, and petition.
Right to bear arms and have militias.
No quartering of soldiers.
No unreasonable search or arrest.
No trial without grand jury, double jeopardy, witness against yourself, and right to due process.
Rights of accused in criminal cases.
Trial by jury.
No excessive bail or cruel punishment.
People retain rights not listed specifically.
Powers not given to the federal government may be given to the states.
You cannot sue a state in federal court.
Electoral College must pass separate votes for the president and vice president.
All persons born or naturalized in the U.S. have full rights.
No voting restrictions because of race, creed, or color.
Income Tax amendment.
People elect U.S. Senators.
Prohibits the buying or selling of alcoholic beverages.
Women have the right to vote.
The president takes office on January 20th and the Senate begins on January 3rd.
Repealed the Prohibition (only repeal)
Limits Presidential Terms to 2.
Gave voting rights and 3 electoral votes to D.C.
No poll taxes.
Describes the process that a President can take when ill to pass duties to the vice president and assign a new vice president.
18-year-olds can vote.
Congress cannot give themselves a raise until the next session after it is approved.