5 Amendments

The Constitution would
not have been ratified
without the Bill of Rights
The First 10- Bill of Rights
1791- Protects the
freedom of religion,
speech, and the press,
as well as the right to
assemble and petition
the government
2. 1791: Right to keep and
bear arms
3. 1791: Prohibits the
forced quartering of
soldiers out of war time
4. 1791- Prohibits unreasonable searches and seizures
and sets out requirements for search warrants based
on probable cause
5. 1791- Sets out rules for indictment by grand jury and
eminent domain, protects the right to due process,
and prohibits self-incrimination
and double jeopardy
6. 1791: Protects the right to a fair and speedy public trial
by jury
7. 1791: Provides for the right to trial by jury in certain
civil cases, according to common law
8. 1791: Prohibits excessive
fines and excessive bail,
as well as cruel and
unusual punishment
9. Asserts the existence of
unenumerated rights
retained by the people
10. 1791: Limits the powers
of the federal
government to those
delegated to it by the
11. 1798: Immunity of
states from suits from
out-of-state citizens and
foreigners not living
within the state borders
12. 1804: Revised
presidential election
13. 1865: Abolished slavery and involuntary
14. 1868: Defines citizenship and deals with post–
Civil War issues
15. 1870: Prohibits the denial of
suffrage based on race, color,
or previous condition of servitude
16. 1913: Allows the federal government to collect income
17. 1913: Requires senators to be directly elected
18. 1919: Establishes Prohibition of alcohol
19. 1920: Establishes
women's suffrage
20. 1933: Fixes the dates of
term commencements for
Congress (January 3) and the
President (January 20); known as
the "lame duck amendment"
21. 1933: Repeals the
Eighteenth Amendment
22. 1951: Limits the
president to two terms
23. 1961: Provides for representation of Washington, D.C.
in the Electoral College
24. 1964: Prohibits the revocation of voting rights due to
the non-payment of poll taxes
25. 1967: defines the process of presidential succession
26. 1971: Establishes 18 as
the national voting age
27. 1992: Prevents laws
affecting Congressional
salary from taking effect
until the beginning of the
next session of Congress