Amendments to the U.S. Constitution

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

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