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amendment 1 Freedom of religion, of speech, the press, assembly, and petition
Amendment 2 The right to bear arms
Amendment 3 Cannot be forced to house soldiers in peace or war unless courted by law
Amendment 4 Protects the people from unreasonable searches and seizures
Amendment 5 Your innocent until proven guilty Double jeopardy (can’t be tried twice for the same crime)Self-incrimination (you don’t have to testify against yourself in court)
Amendment 6 A speedy trial (you can’t wait a year for you trial)You get an impartial jury The accused has to have a lawyer Accused can confront witness against them
Amendment 7 Speedy trial (civil trial)
Amendment 8 Cruel and unusual punishment
Amendment 9 All rights that are not listed in the constitution belong to the people
Amendment 10 Any power not granted to the federal government belongs to the people
Amendment 11 Suits Against a State
Amendment 12 Election of President and Vice-President
Amendment 13 Abolition of Slavery and Involuntary Servitude
Amendment 14 No state shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States
Amendment 15 Voting Rights
Amendment 16 Federal income tax
Amendment 17 Popular Election of Senators
Amendment 18 Prohibition against alcohol drinking age
Amendment 19 Women's Right to Vote
Amendment 20 Commencement of Presidential Term and Succession
Amendment 21 Repeal of 18th Amendment (Prohibition)
Amendment 22 Two-Term Limitation on President
Amendment 23 District of Columbia Presidential Vote
Amendment 24 Abolition of Poll Tax Requirement in Federal Elections
Amendment 25 Presidential Vacancy, Disability and Inability
Amendment 26 Right to Vote at Age 18
Amendment 27 Congressional Compensation

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