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All Amendments

All 27 Amendments of the Constitution
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Amendment 1
Freedom of Speech, Religion, Press, Assembly, Petition
Amendment 2
Right to keep and bear arms
Amendment 3
No Quartering of Soldiers
Amendment 4
Protection from illegal searches & seizures
Amendment 5
Right's Protection of The Accused, No Double Jeopardy, Due Process
Amendment 6
Right to a Speedy Trial
Amendment 7
Trial by Jury in Civil Cases
Amendment 8
No Cruel and Unusual Punishment
Amendment 9
Unenumerated rights (the people hold more rights than those only listed in the Constitution), Rights Retained by the People
Amendment 10
Powers of the States and People
Amendment 11
States can not be sued in federal court
Amendment 12
Election of President and Vice President, Revision of Electoral College
Amendment 13
Slavery Abolished
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
Black Suffrage, No denial of vote because of race, color, previous condition of servitude
Amendment 16
Gave Congress power to collect taxes on income
Amendment 17
People Elect the Senators
Amendment 18
Liquor Abolished
Amendment 19
Women's Suffrage, women gain the right to vote
Amendment 20
Presidential, Congressional Terms, Lame Duck -- shortened the period of time between presidential election and inauguration
Amendment 21
Amendment 18 Repealed
Amendment 22
(Presidential Term Limits) Limits the president to two terms or a maximum of ten years
Amendment 23
Gave residents of Washington D.C the right to vote in presidental elections
Amendment 24
Abolition of Poll Tax in National Elections
Amendment 25
Presidential succession, vice presidential vacancy, and presidential disability
Amendment 26
Voting Age Set to 18 Years
Amendment 27
Provides that Congress' member can't increase their salary until the next election.