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Judicial power of the U.S does not cover suits brought by citizens of one state against another state
Separate voting for president and vice president in the electoral college
Former slaves made citizens of the U.S, former slaves counted as one whole person for purposes of representation in the House, officers of the U.S. who rebelled against the government no longer allowed to hold office, neither the U.S. government nor the government of any state will pay debts incurred during a rebellion against the U.S.
Former slaves granted the right to vote
Federal income tax started
Direct election of senators
Alcoholic beverages prohibited
Women granted the right to vote
Congressional sessions begin January 3 of each year, inauguration of the president is January 20
Presidents can only be elected for two terms
District of Columbia granted the right to vote
Poll taxes cannot be used to prevent people from voting in federal elections
The vice president becomes acting president when the president is ill
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