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Civics & Economics

27 Amendments

1st Amendment Freedom of religion, assembly, press, petition, & speech
2nd Amendment Right to bear arms
3rd Amendment No forced housing of soldiers during peacetime
4th Amendment Right to privacy in your home; must have a search warrant
5th Amendment Gran jury, double jeopardy, eminent domain, due process, self-incrimination
6th Amendment Right to a speedy and fair trial; right to an appeal
7th Amendment Guaranteed a jury in a civil trial over $20
8th Amendment No excessive bail; no cruel and unusual punishments
9th Amendment People's right go beyond those listed in the Constitution
10th Amendment Reserved powers for the states
11th Amendment Citizens can bring a lawsuit against the states
12th Amendment President and Vice President must come from the same political party
13th Amendment Abolished slavery and involuntary servitude
14th Amendment Defines citizenship and equal protection of the law for all citizens
15th Amendment All males have the right to vote regardless of race
16th Amendment Give Congress permission to levy an income tax
17th Amendment Direct election of Senators by the people
18th Amendment Prohibition of alcohol
19th Amendment Grants women the right to vote in all state and federal elections
20th Amendment "Lame duck" moved Presidential inauguration to January
21st Amendment Repealed 18th; alcohol is permitted
22nd Amendment Limits the president to two terms or a total of 10 years
23rd Amendment Gives citizens in D.C. 3 electoral votes
24th Amendment Bans poll taxes
25th Amendment Presidential Succession
26th Amendment Lowers the voting age to 18 instead of 21
27th Amendment Congressional pay raises begin after the next Congressional election
Article 1 Legislative Branch *Necessary and Proper Clause *Congressman
Article 2 Executive Branch *President and Vice President *Impeachment
Article 3 Judicial Branch *Judges *Treason
Article 4 Federalism *Relations of the states *Process of becoming a state *Full Faith and Credit Clause
Article 5 Amendment Process *How to change constitution
Article 6 Supremacy of Federal Government *Supremacy Clause
Article 7 Ratification Process *How to get constitution approved
Created by: Ja'Chaunda