First 16 Amendments

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Donaldson History- First 16 Amendments- must memorize for test.


Freedom of Speech, Freedom of Religion, Freedom of the Press, Freedom of Assembly, Freedom to Petition the Government.


right to bear arms; right to form a militia


No forced quartering of soldiers in private homes


Protection from illegal searches & seizures


Criminal proceedings, due process, grand jury, double jeopardy, eminent domain


Criminal procedures, speedy trial, confront witnesses, have an attorney


Jury trial in civil cases


No excesive bail, fine, or cruel/unusual punishment


People's rights are not limited to those in the Constitution.


Powers not delegated to the federal government are reserved to the states and the people


Limits the jurisdiction of federal courts.


Changes in manner of electing president and vice president; procedure when no presidential candidate receives electoral majority


Abolished slavery


Rights of citizens: 1)all persons born in the united states are granted citizenship, 2) no state can deny any person the equal protection of the laws, 3)no state can deny any person life, liberty, property without due process of law


No state can deny any citizen the right to vote on account of race or previous state as slave


Gave Congress power to collect taxes on income

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