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Amendments 1-27

The Amendments
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Amendment One
Freedom of Religion, Press, Speech, Assembly, Petition
Amendment Two
Right to Bear Arms
Amendment Three
Right to not have to quarter Soldiers and seizures
Amendment Four
Right to be free from un-reasonable searches and seizures
Amendment Five
Right to grand jury indictment, no double jeopardy, freedom from self-incrimination, due process of law
Amendment Six
Right to be in-formed of charges be present when wit-nesses speak in court, to call defense witnesses, to have a lawyer.
Amendment Seven
Right to a jury trial in civil cases
Amendment Eight
Freedom from excessive bail and cruel and unusual punishment
Amendment Nine
Guarantee of rights not listed in Constitution
Amendment Ten
Rights of states and people
Amendment Eleven
Prevents suits against states
Amendment Twelve
Election of the President(Election Procedures)
Amendment Thirteen
Abolition of slavery Outlawed
Amendment Fourteen
Right to be free from discrimination in states to have due process of law, to have equal protection of the law
Amendment Fifteen
Black Suffrage
Amendment Sixteen
Individual Income Tax
Amendment Seventeen
Election of National Senators
Amendment Eighteen
Prohibition of alcoholic beverages
Amendment Nineteen
Women's Suffrage
Amendment Twenty
Lame-Duck Period shortened for federal Officials
Amendment Twenty One
Repeal to Prohibition (they can drink again)
Amendment Twenty Two
Limitation of Presidential term of office
Amendment Twenty Three
Voters in Washington D.C. given the right to vote for presidential electors
Amendment Twenty Four
Abolition of poll taxes
Amendment Twenty Five
Succession of offices of the President
Amendment Twenty Six
18 year olds given the right to vote
Amendment Twenty Seven
Limits the power of Congress to increase it's own salaries