Important Amendments and Articles of the Constitution Review – Installment 1

Flashcard maker : Lily Taylor
First Amendment
Right to free speech
Second Amendment
Right to bear arms
Third Amendment
No citizens must be forced to quarter (house) soldiers

Fourth Amendment
Protects against unreasonable searches and seizures
Fifth Amendment
Protects citizens from double jepordy
Sixth Amendment
Have the right to face your accuser in court
Seventh Amendment
Guarantees a jury trial for civil cases in the federal courts exceeding that of $20.
Eighth Amendment
Protects citizens from cruel and unusual punishmnet
Ninth Amendment
Addresses rights, retained by the people, that are not specifically enumerated in the Constitution.
19th Amendment
Prohibits the denial of the right to vote based on sex.
22nd Amendment
Limits the number of times that a person can be elected president
24rth Amendment
Prohibits the revocation of voting rights due to the non-payment of a poll tax or any other tax
25th Amendment
Addresses succession to the Presidency and establishes procedures both for filling a vacancy in the office of the Vice President
26th Amendment
Prohibits the denial of the right of US citizens, eighteen years of age or older, to vote on account of age.

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