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Amendment to the United States Constitution - Lyons

Amendment I

freedom of religion, speech, press, assembly, petition

Amendment II

right to bear arms

Amendment III

quartering troops in homes

Amendment IV

prohibits unreasonable searches and seizures

Amendment V

rights when accused; "due-process" clause

Amendment VI

rights when on trial

Amendment VII

common-law suits

Amendment VIII

bail; no "cruel and unusual" punishments

Amendment IX

protects unenumerated rights

Amendment X

powers reserved for states

Amendment XI

limits on suits against states

Amendment XII

revises electoral-college procedure

Amendment XIII

prohibits slavery

Amendment XIV

applies "due-process" clause to states; "equal-protection" clause

Amendment XV

blacks given right to vote

Amendment XVI

authorizes federal income tax

Amendment XVII

requires popular election of senators

Amendment XVIII

prohibits manufacture and sale of liquor

Amendment XIX

women given right to vote

Amendment XX

federal terms of office begin in January; emergency presidential succession

Amendment XXI

repeals Prohibition

Amendment XXII

two-term limit for president

Amendment XXIII

D.C. residents given right to vote for president

Amendment XXIV

prohibits poll taxes in federal elections

Amendment XXV

presidential disability and succession

Amendment XXVI

lowers voting age to 18

Amendment XXVII

congressional pay raises

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