Amendments

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Amendments
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2014-09-01 21:03:11
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27 amendments to the US Constitution
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  1. Amendment 1
    • freedom of:
    • assembly
    • petition
    • press
    • religion
    • speech
  2. Amendment 2
    right to bear arms
  3. Amendment 3
    no quartering of troops
  4. Amendment 4
    no unreasonable search and seizure
  5. Amendment 5
    • rights of the accused:
    • due process
    • grand jury
    • no self-incrimination
    • no double-jeopardy
  6. Amendment 6
    • rights of the accused:
    • right to a public trial by jury
    • right to a speedy trial
    • right to an attorney
  7. Amendment 7
    right to a jury trial in civil cases for amounts greater than $20
  8. Amendment 8
    no cruel and unusual punishment
  9. Amendment 9
    unenumerated rights
  10. Amendment 10
    reserved powers of the states
  11. Amendment 11
    lawsuits against the states
  12. Amendment 12
    separation of President and Vice President
  13. Amendment 13
    abolished slavery
  14. Amendment 14
    • defines citizenship-
    • due process and equal protection clause
  15. Amendment 15
    right to vote cannot be denied based on race
  16. Amendment 16
    power to tax income
  17. Amendment 17
    direct election of senators
  18. Amendment 18
    prohibition of alcohol
  19. Amendment 19
    women's suffrage
  20. Amendment 20
    changed date of President's inauguration from March 4th to January 20th
  21. Amendment 21
    repeal prohibition
  22. Amendment 22
    limited POTUS to 2 terms
  23. Amendment 23
    gave Washington D.C 3 electoral votes
  24. Amendment 24
    banned poll taxes
  25. Amendment 25
    presidential disability
  26. Amendment 26
    18-year-olds have the right to vote
  27. Amendment 27
    congressional payraises

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