The Amendments

  1. 1st
    Projects freedom of speech, religion, and press, and the right to assemble
  2. 2nd
    Right o bear arms
  3. 3rd
    No soldier shall, in time of peace be quartered in any house, without consent of the owner
  4. 4th
    Prohibits unreasonable searches and seizures and sets out requirements for search warrants 
  5. 5th
    Sets out rules for indictment by grand jury and eminent domain, protects the right to due process, and prohibits self-incrimination.
  6. 6th
    Protects the right to a fair and speedy public trail by jury
  7. 7th
    Provides for the right to trial by jury in certain civil cases.
  8. 8th
    Prohibits excessive fines and excessive bail as well as cruel and unusual punishment
  9. 9th
    Protects rights not enumerated in the constitution.
  10. 10th
    Limits the power of the federal Government to those delegated to it by the constitution
  11. 11th
    Immunity of states from suits from out of state citizens and foreigners not living within the state borders. Lays the foundation for sovereignty immunity 
  12. 12th
    Revises Presidential election procedures
  13. 13th
    Abolishes slavery and involuntary servitude, except as punishment for a crime
  14. 14th
    defines citizenship, contains the privileges or Immunities clause, the due process clause, the equal protection clause, and deals with post civil war
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The Amendments
27 Amendments