US Constitutional Amendments

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1st Amendment (1791)
Guarantees the right of freedom of religion, speech and press
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2nd Amendment (1791)
Guarantees the right to bear arms
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3rd Amendment (1791)
Citizens cannot be forced to quarter soldiers in times of peace
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4th Amendment (1791)
Citizens cannot be subject to search and seizure without a warrant and probable cause
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5th Amendment (1791)
Protects the right to remain silent - citizens are protected from self-incrimination and double jeopardy
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6th Amendment (1791)
Guarantees a fair and speedy trial and the rights to know the accusation, the accuser, and to find counsel and witnesses
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7th Amendment (1791)
Reserves the right to a trial by jury
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8th Amendment (1791)
Forbids extortionate bails and cruel and unusual punishment
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9th Amendment (1791)
Protects rights not enumerated in the Constitution
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10th Amendment (1791)
Reserves powers that are not given to the federal government under the Constitution to the people and the states
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11th Amendment (1795)
States are protected from suits by citizens that do not live in that state
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12th Amendment (1804)
Each elector must pick a president and a vice-president, not nominate two candidates for president
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13th Amendment (1865)
Slavery and involuntary servitude is abolished except for as a punishment for a crime
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14th Amendment (1868)
States that all people born in the US are United States citizens and forces the Bill of Rights upon the states
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15th Amendment (1870)
Prohibits the denial of the right to vote based on race, colour, or previous status as a slave
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16th Amendment (1913)
Reserves the right of the federal government to tax income
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17th Amendment (1913)
Establishes popular voting as the process by which senators are elected
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18th Amendment (1919)
Prohibits the manufacturing or sale of alcohol in the United States
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19th Amendment (1920)
Prohibits the denial of the right to vote based on gender
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20th Amendment (1933)
Establishes the beginning of term dates for Congress (3rd January) and the president (20th January)
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21st Amendment (1933)
Repeals the 18th Amendment
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22nd Amendment (1951)
Limits the number of times someone can be elected president to twice (unless you have served more than 2 years of somebody else's term, then you can only be re-elected once)
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23rd Amendment (1961)
Grants the District of Columbia electors equal to the number of those allocated to the smallest state
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24th Amendment (1964)
Citizens cannot be denied the right to vote for failing to pay taxes
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25th Amendment (1967)
Declares that the Vice-President shall become president upon the death of the president or if they are unable to carry out the duties of the office
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26th Amendment (1971)
Reserves the right of citizens 18 and older to vote
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27th Amendment (1992)
Delays any laws affecting the salaries of members of Congress from taking effect until after the next election
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Guarantees the right to bear arms

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Protects the right to remain silent - citizens are protected from self-incrimination and double jeopardy

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