Terms in this set (20)
U.S. citizens have freedom of religion, speech, press, assembly, and petition.
U.S. citizens have the right to keep bear arms, or own guns.
The government may not force U.S. citizens to shelter soldiers in their home.
U.S. citizens are protected from unreasonable searches of a person's property.
Right to due process of law, no double jeopardy or self-incrimination
Rights of the accused; speedy trial, clear charges, witness in defense and attorney
U.S. citizens have the right to a trial by jury in a civic case
U.S. citizens are protected from cruel and unusual punishment.
U.S. citizens may have rights that are not listed in the Constitution.
Powers are not given to the federal government by the U.S. Constitution belong to the state or to the people.
This amendment provides for the Electoral College to use separate ballots in voting for president and vice president.
This amendment ended slavery in the United States.
This amendment was intended to protect the legal rights of freed slaves. Today, it protects the rights of citizenship in general.
This amendment prohibits the government from denying a person's right to vote based on race.
This amendment prohibited the production, sale, or transportation of alcoholic beverages in the United States.
This amendment guaranteed women the right to vote.
This amendment repealed the 18th amendment. It is the only amendment passed to overturn an earlier amendment.
This amendment limits presidents to a maximum of two elected terms.
This amendment prohibits poll taxes in federal elections.
This amendment guarantees the right to vote to all citizens eighteen years of age or older