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Top Twenty Constitutional Amendments

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Rated 0 points - posted 7 years ago by JanetK in category United States.
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2nd Amendment Right of the People to bear arms Report Abuse
140 points - added 7 years ago by JanetK - 1 comment
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The target of polluticians and hoplophobes.
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1st Amendment Right of Free Speech, Freedom of Religion Report Abuse
Most recently tested by Phelps vs. Snyder (Westboro Baptist Church and their picketing of military funerals)
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6th Amendment Trial by Jury Report Abuse
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7th Amendments Right to a trial Report Abuse
17 points - added 7 years ago by JanetK - 1 comment
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This extended the 6th amendment to include civil trials
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20th Term Commencement for Congress and President Report Abuse
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5th Amendment Due Process Report Abuse
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14th Amendment Due Process Report Abuse
Equal protection under state law
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19th Amendment Woman's Suffrage Report Abuse
The right to vote regardless of gender.
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3rd Amendment Protection from quartering troops without concent Report Abuse
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9th Amendment 'Bill of Rights' Report Abuse
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10th Amendment Power Reserved to states or people Report Abuse
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11th Amendment Immunity of States against Foreign Suits Report Abuse
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12th Amendment Revision of Presidental Election Procedures Report Abuse
0 points - added 7 years ago by JanetK - 1 comment
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farce
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15th Amendment Racial suffrage Report Abuse
The right to vote regardless of race
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17th Amendment Direct election to the U.S. Senate Report Abuse
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4th Amendment Protection from unreasonable search and seizure Report Abuse
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8th Amendment Prohibition of excessive bail Report Abuse
Also included prohibition of cruel and unusual punishment
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18th Amendment Prohibition of Alcohol Report Abuse
This was repealed by the 21st amendment 16 years later.
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16th Amendments Federal Income Tax Report Abuse
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13th Amendment Abolition of Slavery Report Abuse
Sometimes known as the Emancipation Proclamation
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