Articles of the Constitution And Bill Of Rights

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The Articles


Article #Title
Article 1Legislative Branch
Article 2Executive Branch
Article 3Judicial Branch
Article 4Powers of the States
Article 5Method of Amending the Constitution
Article 6National Debt and Supremacy Clause
Article 7Ratification of Original Constitution (9/13 States)

The Bill of Rights (Amendments 1-10)

Amendment #Title
Amendment 1Basic Rights and Freedoms
Amendment 2Right to Bear Arms
Amendment 3No Quartering of Troops
Amendment 4No Illegal Search and Seizure
Amendment 5Criminal Rights
Amendment 6Jury Trial in a Criminal Case
Amendment 7Jury Trial in a Civil Case
Amendment 8No Cruel or Unusual Punishment
Amendment 9Enumerated Powers (Other Rights/Other things can be punished for)
Amendment 10Delegated Powers (States/Citizens get everything the Federal Gov't Does not)

Amendments 11-19

Amendment #TItle
Amendment 11Suits Against States
Amendment 12Electoral College
Amendment 13Abolish Slavery
Amendment 14Citizenship for Blacks (3/5 Rule Abolished)
Amendment 15Blacks Rights (Cannot be denied right to vote)
Amendment 16Income Tax
Amendment 17Election of Senators
Amendment 18Prohibition
Amendment 19Women Suffrage

Amendments 20-27

Question Answer
Amendment 20Lame Duck (Inauguration/Congress Assembles once a year)
Amendment 21Repeal Prohibition
Amendment 224 Year Terms, 10 Years Maximum
Amendment 23D.C. Gets Electoral Votes
Amendment 24Abolishes Poll Tax
Amendment 25Presidential Succession
Amendment 26Voting Age 18
Amendment 27Congressional Pay