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Can you name the Amendments to the U.S. Constitution?

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DescriptionNumberYear Ratified
Indictments; due process; self-incrimination; double jeopardy, and rules for eminent domain.
Allows federal income tax
Freedom of religion, of speech, of the press, to assemble, and to petition
Limits the powers of the federal government to only those specifically granted to it by the constitution
Revises presidential election procedures
Right to trial by jury in civil cases
Presidential succession
Limits the president to two terms.
No quartering of soldiers in private houses during peacetime.
Rights to a fair and speedy public trial, to notice of accusations, to confront the accuser, to subpoenas, to counsel
Term commencements for Congress (January 3) and the President (January 20)
Federal recognition of women's suffrage
Prohibition of alcohol
Direct election of senators
DescriptionNumberYear Ratified
No excessive bail or fines, or cruel and unusual punishment
Enumerates the right to keep and bear arms
Representation of Washington, D.C. in the Electoral College
Defines citizenship and deals with post-Civil-War issues
Abolishes slavery and involuntary servitude, except as punishment for a crime
Unenumerated rights
Variance of congressional compensation
Interdiction of unreasonable searches and seizures; search warrant is required to search persons or property
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
Repeals the Eighteenth Amendment
Voting age nationally established at 18
Prohibition of the restriction of voting rights due to the non-payment of poll taxes

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