Amendments - Simplified


Terms in this set (...)

Amendment 1
Freedom of speech, press, religion, assembly, and petition.
Amendment 2
Right to bear arms.
Amendment 3
Citizens do not have to house soldiers.
Amendment 4
No unreasonable search or arrest.
Amendment 5
No double jeopardy or no witness against yourself.
Amendment 6
Rights of accused in criminal cases.
Amendment 7
Trial by jury.
Amendment 8
No excessive bail or cruel punishment.
Amendment 9
People get rights not listed in Constitution.
Amendment 10
Any rights not given to federal government are given to the states and people.
Amendment 11
Individual cannot sue a state in a federal court.
Amendment 12
Separate ballots for President and Vice President.
Amendment 13
Abolish slavery.
Amendment 14
If you are born or naturalized in the U.S. then you are a citizen of the U.S.
Amendment 15
You cannot prevent a person from voting because of race, color, or creed.
Amendment 16
Income tax.
Amendment 17
Popular election of U.S. Senators.
Amendment 18
Amendment 19
Women get the right to vote.
Amendment 20
President takes office on January 20th instead of March 4th.
Amendment 21
Repeal prohibition.
Amendment 22
President can only serve two terms.
Amendment 23
Washington D.C. residents can vote for president.
Amendment 24
Anti poll tax.
Amendment 25
How president turns duties over to V.P. due to illness.
Amendment 26
18 year olds get to vote.
Amendment 27
Congress cannot accept a pay raise until next term.