Amendments to the U.S. Constitution

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

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