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1 Amendments 1 Amendments 2 Amendments 3 Amendments 4 Amendments 5

2 National Prohibition (No Alcohol)

3 18th Remember: At one time, in some states, people could drink alcohol, but today you can’t drink at 18.

4 Five Freedoms Religion, Speech, Press, Assembly and Petition

5 1st

6 “Lame Duck” amendment or Presidential Terms

7 20th Remember: The 20 th Amendment states that the President will start his term on January 20 th and Congress will start January 3 rd.

8 Right to vote cannot be denied because of race (slaves)

9 15th One of the three Civil War Amendments, starting with the 13th

10 Right to speedy and public trial Right to confront witnesses Right to get witnesses Right to a lawyer

11 6th

12 Election of President and Vice- president One ballot for President One ballot for Vice-president

13 12th Remember: The 12 th Amendment deals with how the #1 and #2 leaders will be elected

14 Don’t have to house soldiers during peacetime

15 3rd

16 Congress can’t raise their pay during their sessions

17 27 th This was originally one of the first 10 amendments submitted to the states in 1789, but the states didn’t ratify it. A sophomore in college in 1982 wrote a paper stating it was possible for it to still become an amendment, and it did.

18 Poll taxes abolished

19 24th Remember: 2,4,6,8 no more poll tax at the gate.

20 Income taxes allowed

21 16th Remember: When you are 16, you get your driver’s license, get a job, get your first check, and get a lot of money taken out of it for Income tax.

22 Right to bear arms

23 2nd Remember: You can make a gun with two fingers.

24 Powers reserved to the people

25 9th Remember: A nine can look like a person, and it is individual people that benefit from this amendment. It states that not all of the people’s rights are stated in the Constitution, and just because the Constitution didn’t mention all the rights of the people, there are still rights not listed that belong to the people.

26 Right to a jury in a Civil Trial

27 7th Remember: Seven and Civil both have the S sound. Also the 6 th and the 7 th amendment both deal with jury trials.

28 Two term limits for President or 10 years maximum time in office

29 22nd Remember: Two terms 22

30 1. All people born or naturalized in the U.S. are citizens 2. Due process of law applies to States 3. Representation in Congress will be reduced if states do not let Freedmen vote

31 14th

32 Slavery is abolished

33 13th Remember 1 st of the three Civil War Amendments

34 Women get the right to vote

35 19th Remember: Women worked hard to get the 18 th Amendment passed and this was part of their reward so it is the next amendment.

36 Search and Seizures

37 4th Remember: Search for (4) something

38 Powers reserved to the States

39 10th Remember: 9 th dealt with rights of the people, and the 10 th deals with the rights of the states and the people

40 Voting age lowered to18

41 26th

42 Senators are elected by the people, not by state legislators

43 17th One of the progressive movement amendments. The 16 th Amendment was the first and the 19 th is the last

44 Prohibition is repealed (can have alcohol again)

45 21st Remember: You can drink now when you are 21.

46 Rights of Accused Persons No double jeopardy Can’t be a witness against yourself Private party can be taken with compensation

47 5th Remember: Hold up your hand and say, “Stop, I have rights”

48 Presidential Disability and Succession

49 25th Remember:

50 Presidential electors for the District of Columbia District of Columbia gets 3 electoral votes

51 23rd Remember: D.C. 23 OR The 23 rd Amendment gave the people the right 2 vote and gave 3 electors to do it.


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