History Quiz / Amendments to the U.S. Constitution

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

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

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