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Title: Amendments


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National Prohibition (No Alcohol)
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18th
  • Remember At one time, in some states, people
    could drink alcohol, but today you cant drink at
    18.

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Five Freedoms Religion, Speech, Press, Assembly
and Petition
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1st
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Lame Duck amendment or Presidential Terms
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20th
  • Remember The 20th Amendment states that the
    President will start his term on January 20th and
    Congress will start January 3rd.

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Right to vote cannot be denied because of race
(slaves)
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15th
  • One of the three Civil War Amendments, starting
    with the 13th

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Right to speedy and public trial Right to
confront witnesses Right to get witnesses Right
to a lawyer
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6th
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Election of President and Vice-president One
ballot for President One ballot for Vice-president
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12th
  • Remember The 12th Amendment deals with how the
    1 and 2 leaders will be elected

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Dont have to house soldiers during peacetime
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3rd
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Congress cant raise their pay during their
sessions
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27th
  • This was originally one of the first 10
    amendments submitted to the states in 1789, but
    the states didnt 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.

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Poll taxes abolished
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24th
  • Remember 2,4,6,8 no more poll tax at the gate.

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Income taxes allowed
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16th
  • Remember When you are 16, you get your drivers
    license, get a job, get your first check, and get
    a lot of money taken out of it for Income tax.

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Right to bear arms
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2nd
  • Remember You can make a gun with two fingers.

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Powers reserved to the people
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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 peoples
    rights are stated in the Constitution, and just
    because the Constitution didnt mention all the
    rights of the people, there are still rights not
    listed that belong to the people.

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Right to a jury in a Civil Trial
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7th
  • Remember Seven and Civil both have the S sound.
    Also the 6th and the 7th amendment both deal with
    jury trials.

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Two term limits for President or 10 years maximum
time in office
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22nd
  • Remember Two terms 22

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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
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14th
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Slavery is abolished
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13th
  • Remember 1st of the three Civil War Amendments

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

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Search and Seizures
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4th
  • Remember Search for (4) something

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Powers reserved to the States
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10th
  • Remember 9th dealt with rights of the people,
    and the 10th deals with the rights of the states
    and the people

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Voting age lowered to18
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26th
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Senators are elected by the people, not by state
legislators
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17th
  • One of the progressive movement amendments. The
    16th Amendment was the first and the 19th is the
    last

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Prohibition is repealed (can have alcohol again)
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21st
  • Remember You can drink now when you are 21.

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Rights of Accused Persons No double
jeopardy Cant be a witness against
yourself Private party can be taken with
compensation
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5th
  • Remember Hold up your hand and say, Stop, I
    have rights

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Presidential Disability and Succession
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25th
  • Remember

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Presidential electors for the District of
Columbia District of Columbia gets 3 electoral
votes
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23rd
  • Remember The 23rd Amendment gave the people the
    right 2 vote and gave 3 electors to do it.
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