Amendments to the Constitution
Terms in this set (27)
Freedom of religion, speech, press, petition and assembly
Right to bear arms -- guns.
Quartering soldiers in people's houses is prohibitied.
Requirements for legal searches and seizures; need for arrest warrents.
Due process; self-incrimination
Rights of the accused
Right to a trial by jury in civil cases.
Outlaws excessive bail and fines, also outlaws cruel and unusual punishment.
Unenumerated rights (those not listed int he Constitution) still belong to people.
Powers of the States
Immunity of the states to certain lawsuits.
Revision of presidential election procedures.
Abolition of slavery.
Citizenship, due process, equal protection.
No one can be denied the right to vote because of race, color, or previous enslavement.
Power given to Congress to tax income.
Popular election of senators.
Prohibition of alcohol
Change of dates for president and congressional terms.
Repeal of prohibition (repeal of 18th Amendment)
Limit on presidential teams
District of Columbia given electoral vote in presidential elections.
Ban on tax payment as voter qualification; i.e. poll tax illegal
Presidential succession, vice presidential vacancy, and presidential disability.
Voting age changed to 18.