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1

1st amendment

free speech

2

2nd amendment

gun ownership

3

3rd amendment

no quartering of soldiers

4

4th amendment

no illegal searches and seizures

5

5th amendment

no double jeopardy

6

6th amendment

criminal trial

7

7th amendment

civil trial

8

8th amendment

no cruel and unusual punishment

9

9th amendment

citizens have more rights than listed in Constitution

10

10th amendment

established federalism

11

11th amendment

places limits on states being sued

12

12th amendment

president and VP are elected together

13

13th amendment

end slavery

14

14th amendment

requires states to provide due process and equal protection by states

15

15th amendment

black male suffrage

16

16th amendment

income tax

17

17th amendment

direct election of senators

18

18th amendment

prohibition

19

19th amendment

womens suffrage

20

20th amendment

moved presidential inauguration from march to january

21

21st amendment

ends prohibition

22

22nd amendment

limits presidential terms to 2

23

23rd amendment

gave DC residents right to vote

24

24th amendment

end use of poll tax

25

25th amendment

VP takes over if president is unable to serve

26

26th amendment

gives 18 year old right to vote

27

27th amendment

limits congressional pay raises