27 Amendments

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Question Answer
1Freedom of speech, press, religion, assembly, and petition
2Guarantees the right to bear arms
3Assures that soldiers cannot be arbitrarily lodged in privates homes without the consent of the owner
4Forbids unreasonable search or seizure of perons, homes, and effects without a warrant
5Guarantees rights to accused when on trial
6Assures the accused right to a speedy and public trial, right to be represented by an attorney, and right to be faced by accusing witnesses
7In lawsuits of more than $20, a trial by jury may be requested
8Forbids excessive fines and cruel or unusual punishments
9Just because a right is not mentioned in the Constitution does not mean that the people are not entitled to it
10Powers not delegated to the Federal Government, nor prohibited to the States, are reserved to the States or the people
11Prohibited citizens of one state from suing the government of another state
12Established separate ballots for president and vice president in the Electoral College
13Abolished slavery
14Made slaves citizens and forbade states from denying civil rights
15Prohibited states from denying a person the right to vote on account of race
16Gave Congress the right to levy an income tax
17Provided for direct elecion of Senators
18Permitted Congress to ban the sale of liquor
19Gave women the right to vote
20Changed the date of the presidential inauguration and set congressional session to begin in January
21Repealed the eigtheenth amendment
22Limited president to two elected terms
23Granted people of the District of Columbia the right to vote for presidential electors
24Prohibited use of the poll tax to deny people voting previleges
25Provided a procedure to fill the vice-presidency in the event of a vacancy
26Lowered the voting age nationally to 18
27Prohibits the laws affecting the compensation of members of the Congres from taking effect until after the next election of representatives