brief summary of each amendment
Terms in this set (27)
freedom of speech,press,assembly,petition,and religion
right to bear arms
No quartering of soldiers in private houses during times of peace or war
Right to privacy: have to have a search warrant or probable cause to search, protects you from unreasonable search and seizure of your home and property
The constitutional amendment designed to protect the rights of persons accused of crimes, including protection against double jeopardy, self-incrimination, and punishment without due process of law.
the constitutional amendment designed to protect individuals accused of crimes. It includes the right to counsel, the right to confront witnesses, and the right to a speedy and public trial.
In suits at common law, where the value in controversy shall exceed twenty dollars, the right of trial by jury shall be preserved, and no fact tried by a jury, shall be otherwise reexamined in any court of the United States, than according to the rules of the common law.
gives us the right to bail or they can stay in jail until their trial, no unreasonable bail, forbids cruel and unusual punishment
makes clear that the rights spelled in Constitution are not the only rights for Americans
Amendment stating that the powers not delegated to the federal gov. are reserved to the states
Restrictions of federal lawsuits
electors vote separately for President and Vice President
made "all persons born or naturalized in the United States" citizens of the country
a constitutional amendment that gave African American men the right to vote
The constitutional amendment adopted in 1913 that explicitly permitted Congress to levy an income tax.
direct election of senators
prohibited the manufacture, sale, and distribution of alcoholic beverages
granted women the right to vote in 1920
shortened the time between the election and inauguration day, also called the "Lame Duck Amendment," it changed the inauguration date from March 4 to January 20 for president and vice president, and to January 3 for senators and representatives
Twenty First Amendment
Twenty Second Amendment
Two term limit for President
Twenty Third Amendment
amendment that gives the right of voting to citizens in Washington D.C. and that they get votes in the electoral college
Twenty Fourth Amendment
Prohibits poll tax in federal elections
Twenty Fifth Amendment
Creates Line of Succession: President, Vice President, Speaker of the House, Senator Pro Tempore, Secretary of State
Twenty Sixth Amendment
lowered the voting age to 18 (from 21)
Twenty Seventh Amendment
banned congress from raising its members salaries right before the next election
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