Article in the U.S. Constitution that creates the Legislative branch of our government
Article in the U.S. Constitution that creates the Executive branch of our government
Constitutional Article that establishes the Judicial Branch.
Article of the Constitution that requires each state to treat citizens of other states equally; relations between the states
Article of the Constitution that establishes the amendments process
Articles of the Constitution that contains supremacy clause; establishes the constitution as "supreme law of the land" and oaths.
Method for ratification of the Constitution
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redre
A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the People to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed.
In times of peace, citizens do not have to quarter soldiers (obsolete because of military bases)
The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularl
Criminal Proceedings; Due Process; Eminent Domain; Double Jeopardy; Protection from Self incrimination
Criminal Proceedings; Must inform defendant of charge/s; Right to Attorney; Right to fair impartial jury. Amendment that guarantees a speedy and public trial and the right to counsel.
Guarantees the right to jury trial in civil suits involving $20.00 or more.
Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted.
The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people.
Asserts that powers not delegated to the national government or denied to the states are reserved to the states.
Prohibits citizens of one state or foreign country from suing another state.
Required presidential electors to vote separately for president and vice president
1) Citizenship for African Americans, 2) Repeal of 3/5 Compromise, 3) Denial of former confederate officials from holding national or state office, 4) Repudiate (reject) confederate debts;
declared that all persons born in the US were citizenship, that al
Citizens cannot be denied the right to vote because of race, color , or precious condition of servitude
Amendment to the United States Constitution (1913) gave Congress the power to tax income.
Passed in 1913, this amendment to the Constitution calls for the direct election of senators by the voters instead of their election by state legislatures.
Prohibited the manufacture, sale, and distribution of alcoholic beverages.
Amendment to the U.S. Constitution (1920) extended the right to vote to women in federal or state elections.
1932; moves inaugural date to Jan. 20th; get rid of lame duck period
Amendment which ended the Prohibition of alcohol in the US, repealing the 18th amendment
Passed in 1951, the amendment that limits presidents to two terms of office.
Washington D.C. receives 3 electoral votes and the residents are allowed to vote in the Presidential election
Amendment to the U.S. Constitution (1964) eliminated the poll tax as a prerequisite to vote in national elections.
Adopted in 1967 to establish procedures for filling vacancies in the office of president and vice president as well as providing for procedures to deal with the disability of a president.
Ratified 1971. Standardized the voting age to 18.
Amendment that made Congressional pay raises ineffective until the next term.