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27 amendments Summary
freedom of speech, press, religion, assembly, protest
right to bear arms
No quartering of Soldiers
Must have warrant searches or siezures
Self-incrimination (don't have to tell on yourself)
right to speedy trial & lawyer
right to jury trial
no cruel and unusual punishment
rights not listed in the Constitution do exist
any rights not in the Constitution are up to the states
Prohibits citizens of one state or foreign country from suing another state.
added the seperation of the president and vice president onto two different ballots
citizenship, due process, equal protection
This amendment granted black men the right to vote.
Federal Income tax
Direct election of senators
Presidential term statrts January 20th
two terms for president
District of Columbia - people can vote for president
ends poll taxes
succession President ---- Vice President----Speaker of the House of Representatives
Voting age 18
Congressional pay raises can't go into effect until after the next congressional election