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Amendments

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This amendment contains five basic freedoms: speech, press, religion, assembly and petition.1st Amendment
The right of the people to keep and bear arms2nd Amendment
Do not have to house soldiers in your home3rd Amendment
The right of the people to be secure against unreasonable searches and seizures4th Amendment
Guards against double jeopardy and self-incrimination guarantees a trial by jury, due process of law5th Amendment
Outlines the rights of the accused, gives right to a speedy trial by jury and the right to an attorney6th Amendment
Right of a defendant to a trial in a civil suit7th Amendment
Prohibits cruel and unusual punishment8th Amendment
Ensures individual rights not listed in the Constitution9th Amendment
Reserves the powers that are not specifically granted to the federal government to the states and the people10th Amendment
Lawsuits against the U.S. Government cannot be sued without it permission --- Cannot sue a state if you are not a citizen of that state.11th Amendment
Changed balloting for president and vice president. Electors now cast one ballot for president and a second ballot for vice president12th Amendment
Abolition of slavery13th Amendment
Citizenship, due process, equal protection clause14th Amendment
No denial of vote because of race, color, or previous enslavement15th Amendment
This gave Congress the power to tax incomes16th Amendment
Popular election of U.S. Senators17th Amendment
This made the manufacture, sale, and consumption of alcoholic beverages illegal.18th Amendment
This gave women the right to vote, suffrage to women19th Amendment
Reducing the amount of time between the date of elections and the date when presidents and members of Congress take office; moved inauguration day from March to January20th Amendment
This repealed the prohibition of alcohol21st Amendment
Limit on presidential terms22nd Amendment
District of Columbia vote in presidential elections23rd Amendment
Ban of tax payment as voter qualification24th Amendment
Presidential succession, vice presidential vacancy, and presidential disability25th Amendment
Changed the voting age from 21 to 1826th Amendment
Congressional pay raises27th Amendment
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