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1st amendment

Freedom of Religion, Speech, Press, Assembly, and Petition

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2nd Amendment

Right to bear arms

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3rd Amendment

The quartering of soldiers without permission

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4th Amendment

Search and seizure- Police need Warrant or Probable cause

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5th Amendment

Rights in Criminal Cases- double Jeopardy, Due Process, Miranda Rights

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6th Amendment

Right to a fair trial

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7th Amendment

Rights in civil cases

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8th Amendment

Excessive bail and cruel and unusual punishment

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9th Amendment

Rights retained by the people

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10th Amendment

Powers retained by the States

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11th Amendment

Suits against a state

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12th Amendment

Election of the President and Vice President

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13th Amendment

Abolition of Slavery

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14th Amendment

Citizenship and civil rights for African American men

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15th Amendment

Voting rights for African American men

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16th Amendment

Income tax

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17th Amendment

Popular election of Senators

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18th Amendment

Prohibition if Intoxicating Liquors

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19th Amendment

Women's right to vote

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20th Amendment

Presidents term dates and succession

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21st Amendment

Repeal of Prohibition

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22nd Amendment

Presidents term limits

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23rd Amendment

Presidential elections for the District of Columbia

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24th Amendment

Abolition of Poll taxes

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25th Amendment

Presidents succession, Vice Presidents vacancy, and Presidents inability

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26th Ammendment

Voting age lowered to 18

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27th Amendment

Congressional pay