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18 terms

Amendments 11-27

Amendments 11-27 excluding the 14th
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11th
citizen of one state can't sue another state in federal court
Christian v GA
sues GA and wins judgement, can't keep it up, wouldn't form a more perfect union
12th
seperate balance for VP and P, can't be from the same state
13th
black codes, abolition of slavery in constitution
15th
Right to vote regardless of gender, race, and background; grandfather clause
barriers to voting
literacy test, whites was easier than blacks; poll tax; and registration barriers
16th
Income tax; those making a certain amount can be taxed
17th
Direct election of senators; legislature had been electing corrupt senators
18th
Manufacture, sale, consumption of alcohol- PROHIBITION
19th
Right to vote for women, suffrage
20th
Lame Duck, incumbant who isn't reelected; starting date is 1/3; oath of office is 1/20; VP fill in for P
21st
repealed the 18th and prohibition, each state had seperate rules
22nd
presidential term is only 2 terms, max years is 10, FDR most terms, Grover Clevelan non consecutive terms
23rd
gives 3 electoral votes to D.C.
24th
Poll tax banned
25th
presisdetial succession is VP, by majority in senate and house; Agnew, Ford, and Rockefeller
26th
Right to vote to kids of 18 yrs of age, during Vietnam draft age, fastest ratified amendment in 4 mon and 18days
27th
Limiting congressional pay raises, can't do it in the middle of term, control their own pay, COLA= cost of living adjustment