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
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
Direct Election of Senators.
Prohibition of alcoholic beverages - banned making, selling, or transporting of alcoholic beverages
Voting Rights for Women
Presidential/VP/congressional terms of office begin in Jan; New meeting dates for Congress; Emergency presidential and VP succession
Repeal of Prohibition
(Presidential Term Limits) Limits the president to two terms or a maximum of ten years
Voting Rights for D.C. Residents (3 electoral college votes)
Abolition of Poll Tax in National Elections
Presidential succession, vice presidential vacancy, and presidential disability