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Amendment 1

Freedom of Speech, Freedom of Religion, Freedom of the Press, Freedom of Assembly, Freedom to Petition the Government.

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Amendment 2

Right to keep and bear arms

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Amendment 3

limit on quartering of troops

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Amendment 4

Protection from illegal searches & seizures

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Amendment 5

rights of accused, self incrimination, double jeopardy, due process of law, private property for public use

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Amendment 6

Criminal procedures, speedy trial, confront witnesses, have an attorney

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Amendment 7

Jury Trial in civil Cases

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Amendment 8

Excessive fines and unusual punishments are forbidden

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Amendment 9

The people retain rights not enumerated here, Powers Reserved to the People. People's rights are not limited to those in the Constitution.

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Amendment 10

Powers not delegated to the federal government are reserved to the states and the people

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Amendment 11

Exemption of states from federal suits by citizens of another state (1789)

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Amendment 12

Changes in manner of electing president and vice president; procedure when no presidential candidate receives electoral majority (1804)

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Amendment 13

prohibition of slavery (1865)

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Amendment 14

guarantee of due process and equal protection of all citizens (1868)

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Amendment 15

protecting of voting rights (1870)

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Amendment 16

National income tax created.(1913)

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Amendment 17

Senators no longer appointed by state legislatures. Now to be directly elected by citizens.(1913)

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Amendment 18

Prohibition of alcohol (1919) (Repealed by 21st amendment in 1933))

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Amendment 19

women's suffrage (1920)

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Amendment 20

change of dates for start of presidential, congressional terms (1933)

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Amendment 21

repealed prohibition and voided the 18th amendment (1933)

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Amendment 22

Two term limit set for presidents.(1951)

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Amendment 23

grants the District of Columbia (Washington D.C.) the right to three electors in Presidential elections. (1951)

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Amendment 24

Poll taxed outlawed. (1964)

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Amendment 25

Presidential succession more clearly defined.(1967)

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Amendment 26

gives citizens 18 or older the right to vote (1971)

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Amendment 27

no pay increase for members of Congress during current term of office. (1992)