Amendments to the U.S. Constitution

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DescriptionNumberYear Ratified
Federal recognition of women's suffrage
Prohibition of the restriction of voting rights due to the non-payment of poll taxes
No quartering of soldiers in private houses during peacetime.
Revises presidential election procedures
Repeals the Eighteenth Amendment
Representation of Washington, D.C. in the Electoral College
Limits the powers of the federal government to only those specifically granted to it by the constitution
Rights to a fair and speedy public trial, to notice of accusations, to confront the accuser, to subpoenas, to counsel
Prohibition of alcohol
No excessive bail or fines, or cruel and unusual punishment
Interdiction of unreasonable searches and seizures; search warrant is required to search persons or property
Unenumerated rights
Prohibits the denial of suffrage based on race, color, or previous condition of servitude
Allows federal income tax
DescriptionNumberYear Ratified
Direct election of senators
Freedom of religion, of speech, of the press, to assemble, and to petition
Presidential succession
Right to trial by jury in civil cases
Enumerates the right to keep and bear arms
Limits the president to two terms.
Indictments; due process; self-incrimination; double jeopardy, and rules for eminent domain.
Defines citizenship and deals with post-Civil-War issues
Variance of congressional compensation
Immunity of states from suits from out-of-state citizens and foreigners not living within the state borders. Lays the foundation for sovereign immunity
Term commencements for Congress (January 3) and the President (January 20)
Voting age nationally established at 18
Abolishes slavery and involuntary servitude, except as punishment for a crime

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