Article I

Article in the U.S. Constitution that creates the Legislative branch of our government

Article II

Article in the U.S. Constitution that creates the Executive branch of our government

Article III

Constitutional Article that establishes the Judicial Branch.

Article IV

Article of the Constitution that requires each state to treat citizens of other states equally; relations between the states

Article V

Article of the Constitution that establishes the amendments process

Article VI

Articles of the Constitution that contains supremacy clause; establishes the constitution as "supreme law of the land" and oaths.

Article VII

Method for ratification of the Constitution

1st Amendment

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

2nd Amendment

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.

3rd Amendment

In times of peace, citizens do not have to quarter soldiers (obsolete because of military bases)

4th Amendment

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

5th Amendment

Criminal Proceedings; Due Process; Eminent Domain; Double Jeopardy; Protection from Self incrimination

6th Amendment

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.

7th Amendment

Guarantees the right to jury trial in civil suits involving $20.00 or more.

8th Amendment

Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted.

9th Amendment

The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people.

10th Amendment

Asserts that powers not delegated to the national government or denied to the states are reserved to the states.

11th Amendment

Prohibits citizens of one state or foreign country from suing another state.

12th Amendment

Required presidential electors to vote separately for president and vice president

13th Amendment

Abolished Slavery

14th Amendment

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

15th Amendment

Citizens cannot be denied the right to vote because of race, color , or precious condition of servitude

16th Amendment

Amendment to the United States Constitution (1913) gave Congress the power to tax income.

17th Amendment

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.

18th Amendment

Prohibited the manufacture, sale, and distribution of alcoholic beverages.

19th Amendment

Amendment to the U.S. Constitution (1920) extended the right to vote to women in federal or state elections.

20th Amendment

1932; moves inaugural date to Jan. 20th; get rid of lame duck period

21st Amendment

Amendment which ended the Prohibition of alcohol in the US, repealing the 18th amendment

22nd Amendment

Passed in 1951, the amendment that limits presidents to two terms of office.

23rd Amendment

Washington D.C. receives 3 electoral votes and the residents are allowed to vote in the Presidential election

24th Amendment

Amendment to the U.S. Constitution (1964) eliminated the poll tax as a prerequisite to vote in national elections.

25th Amendment

Presidential Succession;
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.

26th Amendment

Ratified 1971. Standardized the voting age to 18.

27th Amendment

Amendment that made Congressional pay raises ineffective until the next term.