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Constitutional Amendments

Amendment 1
Freedom of speech, press, religion, assembly, petition
Amendment 2
Right to bear arms
Amendment 3
No quartering of soldiers
Amendment 4
Prohibits unreasonable search and seizure
Amendment 5
Rights of the accused, no self-incrimination, "due-process" clause
Amendment 6
Right to a speedy and public trial
Amendment 7
Right to sue with a jury in civil cases
Amendment 8
No Cruel and Unusual Punishment
Amendment 9
People's rights are not limited to those in the Constitution.
Amendment 10
State's rights are not limited to those in the Constitution
Amendment 11
Limits on suits against states
Amendment 12
Revision of electoral college
Amendment 13
Prohibits slavery
Amendment 14
Ex-slaves are made citizens, "equal protection" clause, "due-process" applied to states
Amendment 15
African-Americans allowed to vote
Amendment 16
Authorizes federal income tax
Amendment 17
Requires popular election of senators
Amendment 18
Prohibition (of alcohol)
Amendment 19
Women's right to vote
Amendment 20
Federal terms of office begin in January, Congress meets at least once a year, Emergency Presidential succession
Amendment 21
Repeals Prohibition
Amendment 22
Two-term limit for Presidents
Amendment 23
Right to vote for president in DC
Amendment 24
Prohibits poll tax in federal elections
Amendment 25
Presidential succession
Amendment 26
Voting age lowered to 18
Amendment 27
Congress salaries