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Amendment 1

*freedom of religion


*freedom of press


*freedom to assemble in a public place


*Freedom to protest the government if we disagree of what they are saying

Amendment 2

Right to bear arms

Amendment 3

This prevents the government from taken your homes to let soldiers to live there

Amendment 4

This prevents the government from searching and seizing your property without probable cause or warrant

Amendment 5

*Right to a trail by jury *protection from double jeopardy *Right to remain silent *due process of law Protection of your private property

Amendment 6

*The right to a speedy and public trail in a criminal case


*to be informed of the charge


*the right to confront the accuser


*The right to a lawyer

Amendment 7

The right to a jury trial in a civil case

Amendment 8

Just because a right is not listed in the Constitution does not mean it is not a right

Amendment 9

Just because a right is not listed in the Constitution does not mean it is not a right and the government cannot deny it.

Amendment 10

The powers not given to the federal government in the constitution are reserved for the states. (This is an attempt to limit the size and the power of the federal government).

Amendment 11

Sovereign immunity is granted to each state.

Amendment 12

This lays out the procedures of how our President and Vice President are elected.

Amendment 13

Slavery is completely and finally abolished from the United States.

Amendment 14

Enforces Due Process on the States—the states are required to follow the Bill of Rights and the Constitution and no one’s Life, Liberty or Property can be taken without Due Process.

Amendment 15

The right to vote cannot be denied based on race—Black Males can vote

Amendment 16

Congress can now levy and income tax on the citizens of the United States.

Amendment 17

Congress can now levy and income tax on the citizens of the United States.

Amendment 18

Prohibition of Alcohol in the US is established.

Amendment 19

Women can vote—The right to vote cannot be denied on the basis of sex.

Amendment 20

The term limits on elected officials are set.

Amendment 21

Prohibition is repealed. Alcohol is now legal in the United States

Amendment 22

The President is now limited to 2 terms.