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1

1st Amendment

freedom of speech and press

2

2nd Amendment

Right to bear arms

3

3rd Amendment

No soldier should be quartered in a house without the owners concent

4

4th Amendment

Against unnecessary search and seizes

5

5th Amendment

?

6

6th Amendment

Right to a speedy and public trial with a jury

7

7th Amendment

?

8

8th Amendment

Excessive bail is not required
No cruel or unusual punishment

9

9th Amendment

?

10

10th Amendment

Power not given to the nation is given to the states or people

11

11th Amendment

?

12

12th Amendment

A person must vote in his respective state for the president and vice president

13

13th Amendment

No more slavery

14

14th Amendment

Everyone born or naturalized in the US is a citizen

15

15th Amendment

All US male citizens can vote (blacks)

16

16th Amendment

Congress has the power to lay and collect taxes from whatever source

17

17th Amendment

The Senate of the United States shall be composed of two Senators from each State, elected by the people thereof, for six years; and each Senator shall have one vote.

18

18th Amendment

Alcohol was prohibitted

19

19th Amendment

The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex.

20

20th Amendment

?

21

21st Amendment

The 18th amendment is repealed (alcohol)

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What are the first ten amendments called?

Bill of Rights