19 constitutional amendments

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19 constitutional amendments

  1. 1. 11th Amendment-Places limits on suits against states
  2. 2. 12th Amendment-Changes procedure for electing President and Vice-President
  3. 3. 13th Amendment-Bans Slavery and forced labor
  4. 4. 14th Amendment-defines citizenship-guarantees due process and equal protection of the law
  5. 5. 15th Amendment-Allows voting to all men regardless of race
  6. 6. 16th Amendment-Gives the authority to levy an income tax
  7. 7. 17th Amendment-Establishes the direct election of Senators
  8. 8. 18th Amendment-Prohibition of Alcohol
  9. 9. 19th Amendment-Women’s right to vote
  10. 10. 20th Amendment-Changes the beginning of Presidential and Congressional terms.
  11. 11. 21st Amendment-Repeals Prohibition
  12. 12. 22nd Amendment-Establishes a two term limit for President
  13. 13. 23rd Amendment-Gives residents of Washington D.C. the right to vote in national elections
  14. 14. 24th Amendment-Abolishes the use of poll taxes in voting
  15. 15. 25th Amendment-Defines the succession of the office of President
  16. 16. 26th Amendment-Lowers the voting age to 18 years old.
  17. 17. 27th Amendment-Places limits on Congressional pay raises until the beginning of the next term.

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