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US Constitution

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Amendment 1
Freedom of Speech, Freedom of Religion, Freedom of the Press, Freedom of Assembly, Freedom to Petition the Government.
Amendment 2
right to bear arms; right to form a militia
Amendment 3
No forced quartering of soldiers in private homes
Amendment 4
Protection from illegal searches & seizures
Amendment 5
Criminal proceedings, due process, grand jury, double jeopardy, eminent domain
Amendment 6
Criminal procedures, speedy trial, confront witnesses, have an attorney
Amendment 7
Jury trial in civil cases
Amendment 8
No excesive bail, fine, or cruel/unusual punishment
Amendment 9
People's rights are not limited to those in the Constitution.
Amendment 10
Powers not delegated to the federal government are reserved to the states and the people
Amendment 11
Limits the jurisdiction of federal courts.
Amendment 12
Changes in manner of electing president and vice president; procedure when no presidential candidate receives electoral majority
Amendment 13
Abolished slavery
Amendment 14
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
Amendment 15
No state can deny any citizen the right to vote on account of race or previous state as slave
Amendment 16
Gave Congress power to collect taxes on income
Amendment 17
Direct Election of Senators.
Amendment 18
Prohibition of alcoholic beverages - banned making, selling, or transporting of alcoholic beverages
Amendment 19
Voting Rights for Women
Amendment 20
Presidential/VP/congressional terms of office begin in Jan; New meeting dates for Congress; Emergency presidential and VP succession
Amendment 21
Repeal of Prohibition
Amendment 22
(Presidential Term Limits) Limits the president to two terms or a maximum of ten years
Amendment 23
Voting Rights for D.C. Residents (3 electoral college votes)
Amendment 24
Abolition of Poll Tax in National Elections
Amendment 25
Presidential succession, vice presidential vacancy, and presidential disability
Amendment 26
Voting age lowered to 18 .
Amendment 27
Limiting congressional pay increases