Amendments to the U.S. Constitution

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

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