Amendments to the U.S. Constitution

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

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