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What did the amendment number XI (11th) do?
Prohibited citizens of one state from suing the government of another state.
11 -- 1 to 1
What did the amendment number XII (12th) do?
Estabished seperate ballots for president and vice president.
12 -- 1 and 2
What did the amendment number XIII (13th) do?
Abolished slavery.
Unlucky and bad from the beginning. . .
What did the amendment number XIV (14th) do?
Made slaves citizens and forebade states from denying civil rights.
One step past abolition. . .
What did the amendment number XV (15th) do?
Prohibited states from dening a person the right to vote on account of race.
Two steps past abolition. . .
What did the amendment number XVI (16th) do?
Gave Congress the right to levy an income tax.
Naturally the percentage was a perfect square--sixteen. . .
What did the amendment number XVII (17th) do?
Provided for the direct election of senators.
How else would you have it done in a democracy?
What did the amendment number XVIII (18th) do?
Permitted Congress to ban the sale of liquor.
A way to ban it three amendmants before being repealed. . .
What did the amendment number XIX (19th) do?
Gave women the right to vote.
XIX -- You *X'd*! *I* wanna *X* too!
What did the amendment number XX (20th) do?
Changed the date of the presidential inauguration and set congressional sessions to begin in January.
XX -- Two things: P.I. and C.S. -- both in January.
What did the amendment number XXI (21st) do?
Repealed the 18th amendment.
Canceled somthing three amendments previously. . .
What did the amendment number XXII (22nd) do?
Limited president to two elected terms.
XXII -- Two of each. Now when you know that it had to do with Roosevelt. . .
What did the amendment number XXIII (23rd) do?
Granted people of the District of Columbia the right to vote for presidential elections.
XXIII -- Voting (XX) for someone in a place with three letters in its *full* abbreviation.
What did the amendment number XXIV (24th) do?
Prohibited use of poll tax to deny people voting priviledges.
XXIV -- Voting (XX) was denied for those whose name rhymes with IV.
What did the amendment number XXV (25th) do?
Provided a procedure to fill the vice-presidency in the event of a vacancy.
XXV -- It took until 1967, 25 years after 1943, for them to figure out that the second-in-command of the nation mattered too.
What did the ammendment number XXVI (26th) do?
Lowered the voting age nationally to 18.
Twenty-six is a nice number. And those fighting in Vietnam deserved to vote, too. . .