1st 1791 Freedom of religion, speech, press, petition and peaceful assembly.
2nd 1791 The right to bear arms.
3rd 1791 No forced quartering of soldiers.
4th 1791 No unreasonable searching or seizures.
5th 1791 In criminal cases trial only by jury, no self-incrimination or double jeopardy.
6th 1791 The right to fair and speedy trial, legal representation, and knowledge of accusation.
7th 1791 In civil cases trial by jury according to law.
8th 1791 No unusual or cruel punishment, excessive fines and bails.
9th 1791 Not specified rights are retained by people.
10th 1791 Limitation of the federal government’s powers to the specified in the U.S. Constitution.
11th 1795 Sovereign immunity foundation.
12th 1804 New procedure of presidential election
13th 1865 Abolition of slavery.
14th 1868 Definition of citizenship.
15th 1870 No denial of suffrage based on color, race, or former condition of servitude.
16th 1913 The federal government has the right to collect income taxes.
17th 1913 Senators are elected by popular vote.
18th 1919 Prohibition of alcohol (annulled by the 21st amendment).
19th 1920 No denial of suffrage based on sex.
20th 1933 Details regarding presidential and congressional terms.
21st 1933 Repeals the 18th amendment.
22nd 1951 The President is limited to two terms in office.
23rd 1961 The District of Columbia gets representation in the Electoral College.
24th 1964 No tax payments for the right to vote.
25th 1967 Definition of the presidential succession process.
26th 1971 The voting age is 18 years old.
27th 1992 Laws which affect Congressional salary, take effect with the beginning of the next Congress.
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