THE 27 AMENDMENTS

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Amendment 1 Freedom of Speech, Press, Assembly, Petition, and Religion
Amendment 2 Right to bare arms
Amendment 3 no quartering of soldiers
Amendment 4 no illegal search and seizure/exclusionary rule
Amendment 5 Right to remain silent, no double jeopardy, eminent domain, criminal due process
Amendment 6 right to counsel (attorney), fair and speedy trial
Amendment 7 jury trial in civil cases
Amendment 8 no cruel or unusual punishment/no excessive bail
Amendment 9 Rights of the people (privacy, right to associate, etc.)
Amendment 10 Reserved powers- powers to the state government
Amendment 11 limits lawsuits against us government
Amendment 12 separate election for every president/VP
Amendment 13 abolition of slavery
Amendment 14 Due process, equal protection clause, incorporation
Amendment 15 cannot prevent voting based on race, creed, previous condition of servitude
Amendment 16 created income tax
Amendment 17 direct election of senators
Amendment 18 Prohibition
Amendment 19 women's suffrage
Amendment 20 lame duck election (date moved from March to January)
AMendment 21 repeal of 18th amendment
Amendment 22 limits president to two terms in office (10 yrs total)
Amendment 23 3 electoral votes given to Washington D.C.
Amendment 24 abolition of poll taxes
Amendment 25 line of succession for president/ presidential disability procedures
Amendment 26 18 to 21 yr olds given right to vote
Amendment 27 limits congressional pay raises
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