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27 Amendments

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Amendment 1 Freedom of Speech, Religion, Press, Assembly, and Petition
Amendment 2 A well regulated militia and the right to bear arms
Amendment 3 No quartering of soldiers
Amendment 4 No unreasonable search or request
Amendment 5 No person tried without grand jury indictment, not to be punished twice for the same offense, no witness against yourself, and due process of law
Amendment 6 Rights of accused in criminal cases
Amendment 7 Trial by jury
Amendment 8 No excessive bail or cruel punishment
Amendment 9 People retain rights not listed in Constitution
Amendment 10 Power not given to the federal government is given to the people and states
Amendment 11 Prohibits federal courts from hearing cases against a state by a citizen of another state
Amendment 12 Requires that choices for President and Vice President must be designated as such
Amendment 13 Abolished slavery
Amendment 14 Defines citizenship as all persons born or naturalized in the United States
Amendment 15 Declares that the right to vote cannot be denied because of race
Amendment 16 Gives Congress the power to impose federal income tax
Amendment 17 Provides that United States senators be elected directly by the people
Amendment 18 Prohibits the manufacture, sale, and shipment of alcoholic beverages
Amendment 19 Gives women the right to vote
Amendment 20 President and Vice President start their new terms on January 20th and Congress starts on January 3rd
Amendment 21 Repealed the 18th amendment
Amendment 22 Limits the President to serving a maximum of 2 terms (8 years)
Amendment 23 Washington D.C is given the right to vote for President and Vice President
Amendment 24 Prohibits the paying of tax as a requirement to vote
Amendment 25 Lists who takes over as President if the President is too sick or dies (list of presidential succession)
Amendment 26 Lowers the voting age to 18
Amendment 27 Congress cannot pass immediate pay raises for itself
Created by: Annabec1