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Amendment Review

Five Freedoms (RAPPS): Religion, Assembly, Press, Petition and Speech 1st Amendment
right to bear arms (weapons) 2nd Amendment
forbids quartering (housing) of soldiers 3rd Amendment
limits searches and seizures-police need a warrant 4th Amendment
due process of law, protection against self-incrimination and double jeopardy 5th Amendment
right to a lawyer, right to a speedy and public trial in criminal cases 6th Amendment
right to a jury trial in civil cases 7th Amendment
forbids “cruel and unusual punishment” and excessive bails and fines 8th Amendment
entitles you to rights not listed in the Constitution 9th Amendment
powers not given to the U.S. government are reserved to the states (reserved powers) 10th Amendment
places limits on an individual’s right to sue states 11th Amendment
separate ballots for president and vice president 12th Amendment
abolished slavery 13th Amendment
guarantees rights of citizenship, due process and equal protection under the law 14th Amendment
voting rights to former slaves (African American men) 15th Amendment
created a federal income tax 16th Amendment
U.S. senators are elected directly by the people rather than by state legislatures 17th Amendment
prohibition- made the manufacture, sale, and transport of alcoholic beverages illegal 18th Amendment
gives women the right to vote (suffrage) 19th Amendment
sets the dates of presidential and congressional terms 20th Amendment
repealed (ended) prohibition-alcohol becomes legal again 21st Amendment
limits the president to two terms 22nd Amendment
gives people in the D.C. the right to vote for the president; D.C. received three electors 23rd Amendment
bans poll taxes (forbids having to pay a tax to vote in federal elections) 24th Amendment
establishes presidential succession 25th Amendment
lowers the voting age to 18 26th Amendment
regulates the salaries of members of Congress (rules for creating pay raises) 27th Amendment
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