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Says that people may have other rights that the authors of the Constitution haven't thought of...
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guaruntees that all searches will be reasonable
4
Says that the government cannot establish a religion
1
used by opponents of gun control to justify their position
2
allows a person to practice whatever religion he/she wants
1
says that the federal government cannot deprive a citizen of life, liberty or property wihtout due process of law
5
protects the accused from having to testify against themselves
5
guarantees the right to petition the government
1
says that troops cannot be quartered in private homes during peacetime
3
this gives the accused the right to personally confront a witness against them
6
the exclusionary rule and probable cause would be associated with this ammendment
4
pornography and censorship would be considered under this ammendment
1
obviously the founding fathers had the writs of assistance in mind when they wrote this amendment
4
this amendment assures the reserved powers of the states
10
assures the dfendants cna bring an attorneyu to trial
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says that all crimmial trials must be public
6
says that the government can take your property away for public use, but they ust compensate you for it
5
the amendment used in privacy cases like abortion
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says that a person may not be tried twice for the same offense
5
says that punishments may be neither cruel nor unusual
8
says that if no vp candidate has a majority in the electoral vote, then the senate would select a vp from among the top two candidates
12
gives the irs something to do each spring
26
gives DC three electoral votes
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gives 18 yo the right to vote in national elections
26
guarantees that the electgoral ballots for the president and VP shall be separate, avoiding the tie that occured in the 1800 election
12
abolishes slavery
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gives women the right to vote
19
declares poll tax illegal
24
prohibition
18
guaruntees that powers not delegated to the us, nor denied the states, should be reserved to the states
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passed after the civil war to assure that the newly freed slaves had the right to vote
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forbids congressmen and senators from raising their payu util after an election intervenes
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was used by richard nixon when spiro agnew vacated the vice presidency-- he selected gerald ford as his new VP, and this was ratified by both houses of congress
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"lame duck" amendment-- terms of presidnet and vp should begin jan 20 rather than march
20
says the president can declare that he is ubable to discharge his duties, and vp takes over as acting pres
25
limits presidential tenure to 2 terms
22
selection of senators away from state legislatures and given to the people
17
denied the right to hold political office to confederate leaders after civil war
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vp and cabinet can declare unconscious pres unable to discharge his duties
25
pres selected by electoral college in dec. but dies jan 20... what ammendment applies
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repeals prohibiton-- only amendment ratified by state conventions
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