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1st Amendment

"Freedom of Speech"
"Freedom of the Press"
Freedom to Assemble"
"Freedom of Religion"
(The Establishment Clause)
(Free Exercise Clause)

2

2nd Amentment

"Right to Bear Arms"

3

3rd Amendment

Quartering soldiers in time of peace

4

4th Amendment

"Right to Privacy"

5

5th Amendment

"Rights and protections of the accused"

6

6th Amendment

"Right to a speedy trial

7

7th Amendment

Jury trials for civil trials over $20

8

8th Amendment

"Freedom from Cruel and Unusual Punishment"

9

9th Amendment

"Rights not Listed in the Constitution"

10

10th Amendment

Powers not delegated to thefederal government are reserved for the states

11

11th Amendment

Prevents federal courts from hearing lawsuits against states

12

12 Amendment

The president and vice president are elected separately

13

13th Amendment

Prohibits slavery and indentured servitude

14

14th Amendment

Defined citizenship

15

15th Amendment

"Freedom to Vote"

16

16th Amendment

Congress has the power to collect taxes

17

17th Amendment

Establishes election of senators

18

18th Amendment

Prohibits the production, transportation and sale of alcohol.

19

19th Amendment

"Right to vote for women"

20

20th Amendment

Sets term dates for congress and the president

21

21st Amendment

Repeals the 18th Amendment "Prohibition"

22

22nd Amendment

Limits the president to 2 terms

23

23rd Amendment

Allows Washington DC citizens the right to vote

24

24th Amendment

Abolishes poll taxes

25

25th Amendment

Establishes order of succession for the president

26

26th Amendment

Sets the voting age to 18 years old

27

27th Amendment

Congressional pay raises can only take effect after the next election