Constitutional Amendments

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Constitutional Amendments
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The essential content of all 27 constitutional amendments
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  1. 1
    • RAPPOS
    • Freedom of Religion, Assembly, Petition, Press, Opinion, and Speech
  2. 2
    The freedom to bear arms
  3. 3
    No military in your home except in war time
  4. 4
    No unreasonable searches
  5. 5
    • No double jeopardy
    • The right to remain silent and not incriminate yourself
  6. 6
    The right to a speedy and public trial
  7. 7
    The right to a jury trial in civil matters of $20 and over
  8. 8
    • The right to fair fines and bail
    • No cruel and unusual punishment
  9. 9
    • Individual Rights
    • Rights that are not in the constitution are still rights given to citizens
  10. 10
    • State Rights
    • Any right not given in the constitution is given to the states to legislate
  11. 11
    You cannot sue another state except with permission by that state's judicial system
  12. 12
    The electoral college must have two separate elections for president and vice president
  13. 13
    Emancipation: All slaves are free
  14. 14
    Foreign born citizens can vote
  15. 15
    All men get the right to vote - including ex-slaves
  16. 16
    The Federal Income Tax is established
  17. 17
    The people elect their own US senators
  18. 18
    Alcohol is prohibited
  19. 19
    Women get the right to vote
  20. 20
    ,January 20th is the day that a new president takes office
  21. 21
    It is no longer illegal to drink Alcohol: the 18th amendment is struck down
  22. 22
    A president can only have 2 terms in office
  23. 23
    Washington DC can vote for the president
  24. 24
    You may not charge people money so that they can register to vote
  25. 25
    Lays down the rules for who becomes president if the president dies/resigns etc
  26. 26
    You can vote at the age of 18
  27. 27
    Congressmen cannot vote to give themselves a raise in the same term

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