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19 constitutional amendments Presentation Transcript

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