Freedom of religion, speech, the press, assembly, and petition.
Enumerates the right to keep and bear arms
Bans forced quartering of soldiers in private houses during peacetime; in a time of war, Congress is allowed to pass a law that mandates quartering.
Interdiction of unreasonable searches and seizures; a search warrant is required to search persons or property.
Indictments; due process; self-incrimination; double jeopardy; rules for eminent domain.
Rights to a fair and speedy public trial, to a notice of accusations, to confront the accuser, to subpoenas, and to counsel.
Provides for the right to trial by jury in civil cases.
Bans cruel and unusual punishment, and excessive fines or bail
Limits the powers of the federal government to only those specifically granted by the constitution.
Immunity of states from suits from out-of-state citizens and foreigners not living within the state borders. Lays the foundation for sovereign immunity.
Revises presidential election procedures.
Abolishes slavery and involuntary servitude, except as punishment for a crime.
Defines citizenship and deals with post-Civil War issues.
Prohibits the denial of suffrage based on race, color, or previous condition of servitude.
Allows the federal government to collect income tax.
Allows senators to be directly elected.
Prohibition of alcohol (Repealed by Twenty-first Amendment)
Allows for women's suffrage.
Fixes the dates of term commencements for Congress (January 3) and the President (January 20); known as the "lame duck amendment".
Repeals the Eighteenth Amendment.
Limits the president to two terms, or a maximum of 10 years (i.e., if a Vice President serves not more than one half of a President's term, he can be elected to a further two terms).
Provides for representation of Washington, D.C. in the Electoral College.
Prohibits the revocation of voting rights due to the non-payment of poll taxes.
Codifies the Tyler Precedent; defines the process of presidential succession.
Establishes 18 as the national voting age
Prevents laws affecting Congressional salary from taking effect until the beginning of the next session of Congress.
Bill of Rights
the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution
A.P.U.S.H. Amendments 1-27
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