US Constitution Amendments

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Brief summaryAmendment numberYear enacted
Presidential term limits
Clarifies line of Presidential succession, declares new President takes office on January 20 and not March 4
Prohibits forceful quartering of troops in private residences during peacetime
Prohibition
Grants Electoral College representation to the District of Columbia
States that voting rights will not be denied on the basis of race
Provides that pay raises for members of US Congress do not go into effect until after the next election
Assures trial by jury in civil cases
Electoral College casts separate votes for President and Vice President
Forbids excessive bail or fines, and cruel and unusual punishment
Protection against unlawful search and seizure
Affords voting rights to women
Prohibits poll taxes
Changes details of presidential succession, provides for vice presidential replacement
Brief summaryAmendment numberYear enacted
Due process, equal protection
Abolition of slavery
Right not to self-incriminate in a criminal trial
Establishes federal income tax
Repeal of prohibition
Three basic freedoms
Affords voting rights to citizens aged 18
Rights retained to the people
Right to bear arms
Establishes direct election of US Senators by the people
Right to a speedy trial, right to legal counsel
Rights retained to the states
Clarifies judicial power over foreign nationals, limits rights of citizens to sue states

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