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Amendments 11-27 Matching
The 27 Amendments of the Constitution
Terms in this set (17)
Citizens of a state or foreign country may not sue another state in federal court
The Electoral College will vote separately for President and Vice President rather than on one ballot
Slavery is outlawed in the United States as well as involuntary servitude
Citizenship is granted to anyone born or naturalized in the United States. Everyone has equal protection under the law. Can't be deprived of life, liberty, or property without due process.
Citizens are guaranteed the right to vote regardless of race, color, or status of former servitude
Congress has the right to set up an income tax.
Allowed for the direct election of United States Senators
"Prohibition" banned the consumption of alcohol; selling and manufacturing of alcohol as well
Grants the right to vote to everyone regardless of gender.
Government elected offices end at noon on January 20th. Also known as the lame duck amendment
Repealed the 18th amendment.
President can't serve longer than 2 terms
Included voters of the District of Columbia in the Presidential electorate granting them 3 votes in he electoral college.
Abolished poll tax;
prohibits both Congress and the states from collecting a poll tax or other types of tax
Defines who succeeds the President if the President dies
The chain of succession for filling in the presidential seat in case of death/incapacitation.
18 year olds given the right to vote
Prohibits any law that increases or decreases the salary of members of the Congress from taking effect until after the next general election
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