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Amendments of the Constitution

Learn the 27 Constitutional Amendments!

Amendment 1Freedom of speech, press, religion, assembly and petition
Amendment 2right to bear arms
Amendment 3citizens do not have to house soldiers
Amendment 4no unreasonable search or arrest
Amendment 5no trial without grand jury indictment
Amendment 6rights of accused in criminal cases
Amendment 7trial by jury
Amendment 8no excessive bail or cruel punishment
Amendment 9people get rights not listed in Constitution
Amendment 10any rights not given to federal government are given to the states and people
Amendment 11individual can not sue a state in federal court
Amendment 12separate ballots for President and Vice-President
Amendment 13abolish slavery
Amendment 14if you are born or naturalized in the U.S. then you are a citizen of the U.S.
Amendment 15you can not prevent a person from voting because of race, color or creed
Amendment 16income tax
Amendment 17popular election of U.S. Senators
Amendment 18prohibition
Amendment 19women get the right to vote
Amendment 20President takes office on January 20 instead of March 4
Amendment 21repeal prohibition
Amendment 22President can only serve 2 terms
Amendment 23Washington D.C. residents can vote for President
Amendment 24anti-poll tax
Amendment 25how President turns duties over to Vice-President due to illness
Amendment 2618 year olds get to vote
Amendment 27Congress can not accept a pay raise until the next term

Liz Wick

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