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US Amendments

27 US Constitution Amendments for US History 11th Grade Unit 3

Freedom of Speech, Press, Religion, Assembly & Petition 1st Amendment
Right to Bear Arms & Have a Militia 2nd Amendment
No Quartering of Soldiers 3rd Amendment
No Unreasonable Search & Seizure, Must have a Warrant 4th Amendment
Due Process, Double Jeopardy, Self-Incrimination, Eminent Domain 5th Amendment
Speedy Trial, Trial by Jury, Right to Counsel, Rights of the Accused 6th Amendment
Civil Trial by Jury 7th Amendment
No Excessive Bail or Cruel & Unusual Punishment 8th Amendment
Protection of Rights Not specifically enumerated in the Constitution 9th Amendment
Powers reserved to the States 10th Amendment
Set Limits on when a State can be sued 11th Amendment
Changed the Presidential Election Procedures 12th Amendment
Abolished Slavery & Involuntary Servitude 13th Amendment
Defined what it means to be a US Citizen; Can't reduce the privileges of citizens; The right to DUE PROCESS, EQUAL Protection of the Law 14th Amendment
Gave MEN the RIGHT TO VOTE regardless of race/color/whether they had been a slave 15th Amendment
Gave the Federal Government the right to collect INCOME TAX 16th Amendment
Stated that Senators would be DIRECTLY ELECTED 17th Amendment
Gave WOMEN the right to VOTE 19th Amendment
Gave details on the Terms of Office for CONGRESS and THE PRESIDENT 20th Amendment
LIMITED the President term of office to a maximum of 2 terms or 10 years 22nd Amendment
Allowed Washington, D.C. to have Representatives in the Electoral College 23rd Amendment
Did away with Poll Taxes 24th Amendment
Defined Presidential Succession 25th Amendment
Set Voting Age to 18 26th Amendment
States that CONGRESSIONAL SALARY CHANGES cannot take effect until the beginning of the next session of Congress 27th Amendment
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