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Politics of the United States
Bill of Rights 11-27
Terms in this set (17)
11. Lawsuits against the States
A citizen of one state can not sue another state in Federal Court.
12. President and VP on the same ballot
The candidate for President and VP are on the same ballot. Voted together.
13. Abolished Slavery
14. Citizenship is Protected for all people
All people who are natural born or naturalized gain citizenship no matter race.
15. Vote for all no matter race
Gave all citizens the right to vote no matter what you race.
16. Income Tax
Gave Federal government the right to tax the people's wages.
17.Direct Election of Senators
The people of the state get to choose their Senator.
18. Prohibition of Alcohol
Outlawed the manufacturing, transportation and consumption of all alcoholic beverages.
19. Women's Suffrage
Gave women the right to vote.
20. Lame Duck Period
Shortened the time period between the elections and when officials are replaced.
21. Repealed Prohibition
Allowed the manufacturing transportation and consumption of alcoholic beverages.
22. Limit the President to two terms
President can only serve 2 terms/8 years.
23. Suffrage for DC
Washington DC given the right to vote for President.
24. Abolition of the Poll Tax
Took away the tax to vote.
25. Presidential Succession
If something happens to the president the list and order of who will then be in charge.
26. Eighteen year olds the right to vote
Lowered the voting age from 21 to 18.
27. Limits on Congressional pay raises
Congress can not vote to give themselves a raise.
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