First Ten Amendments are "the bill of rights"
Freedom of speech, press, religion, assembly and petition
Right to bear arms
Citizens do not have to house soldiers.
No unreasonable search or arrest.
Habeas Corpus, due process. No double jeopardy or no witness against yourself.
Rights of accused in criminal cases.
Trial by jury in federal court.
No excessive bail or cruel punishment.
People get rights not listed in Constitution
Any rights not given to the federal government are given to the states and people.
Individual can not sue a state in federal court. Clearly defines original jurisdiction of Supreme Court.
Electoral College for selecting president/vice president. Separate ballots for President and Vice resident.
If you were born a naturalized in the U.S. then you are a citizen of the United States.
You cannot prevent a person from voting because of race, color or creed.
Established Federal Income Tax system.
Established popular vote for senators
Women get the right to vote.
President takes office on January 20th instead of March 4th.
President can only serve 2 terms.
Washington DC residents can vote for president.
Anti-poll tax. Ended poll taxes.
How president turns duties over to the vice president due to illness.
All citizens 18 years of age, and over get to vote.
Legislators cannot give themselves pay raises in an election year. Congress cannot accept a pay raise until the next term.