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Protects the right to keep and bear arms

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Fourth

X prohibits unreasonable searches and seizures

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Fifth

Sets out rules for Indictment by grand jury and eminent domain, protects the right to do process, and prohibits self-incrimination and double jeopardy

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Ninth

Protects the rights not enumerated in the Constitution

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10th

Reinforces the principle of federalism by stating that the federal government possesses only those powers delegated to it by the states or those people to the constitution

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14th

Define citizenship, contains the privileges or immunities clause, the due process clause, the equal protection clause and deals with post-Civil War issues

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15th

Prohibits the denial of the right to vote based on race color or previous condition of servitude

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16th

Permits Congress to levy and income tax without apportioning it among the states or basing it on the United States Census

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17th

Establishes the direct election of United States senators by popular vote

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19th

Gave women the right to vote

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Prohibits the denial of the right of 18 year olds to vote

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First amendment

Prohibits the making of any law respecting an establishment of religion, including the free exercise of religion, abridging the freedom of speech, infringing on the freedom of press, interfering with the right up to peacefully assemble, or perhaps eating the petition for a governmental redress of grievances