US Amendments

these are the bill of rights plus a few of the most important amendments (for finals).
1st amendment
freedom of religion, speech, the press, and the right to peacefully assemble and petition the govt for something
2nd amendment
right to bear arms
4th amendment
no unreasonable search or seizure
5th amendment
(before trial) no double jeopardy, you don't have to testify against yourself
6th amendment
(at trial) you get a fair, public, and recent trial by jury where the crime was committed, a lawyer, knowledge of what you're accused of and who accused you
8th amendment
no excessive bail or cruel and unusual punishment
9th amendment
even if the right is not listed, you still have it
10th amendment
powers not given to the federal govt are given to the states
13th amendment
abolition of slavery
14th amendment
equal protection of the laws
15th amendment
black suffrage
19th amendment
women's suffrage
26th amendment
18 year-old suffrage