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

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