Amendments 11 27 powerpoint

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Amendments 11 27 powerpoint

  1. 1. Understanding Amendments 11-27 Mrs. Vajgrt’s 9th Grade Social Studies Class
  2. 2. Lesson Objective Students will be able to understand the final 18 amendments of the Constitution though the use of the reading materials and Constitutional Jeopardy in order to be able to produce a newspaper article that accurately describe an amendment of their choice.
  3. 3. Amendments 11 (1798) • Amendment 11 – prohibits a citizen of one state or a citizen of another country from suing another state in federal court. However, a citizen may file suit in federal court against state authorities for depriving that person of constitutional rights.
  4. 4. Amendment 12 • Requires members of the Electoral College to cast two separate ballots: one for president and one for vicepresident. It’s a tie – Election of 1800 was a tie between Aaron Burr and Thomas Jefferson and The House of Representatives cast the deciding vote in the election, this was seen as unfair. Second place winner before this amendment became vice-president, caused problems and anger.
  5. 5. The Civil War Amendments All were ratified (approved) at the end of the Civil War • 13th Amendment • 14th Amendment • 15th Amendment • All slaves would now be free. • Formers slaves were now American citizens (and should be treated equally). • Former slaves had the right to vote (men).
  6. 6. 16th Amendment • 16th Amendment (43 years after 13/14/15th) Congress can collect a tax on people’s income.
  7. 7. 17 Amendment th • States that people instead of the state legislature elect U.S senators. Prior to this amendment State Legislators elected Senators.
  8. 8. 18 Amendment th 18th Amendment (1919): Prohibition: Illegal to make, sell, or transport alcohol in any way. 21st Repealed this
  9. 9. 19 Amendment th • Women get the right to vote
  10. 10. 20 Amendment th • Changes the date of the inauguration to January 20. Called lame duck amendment because it refers to an elected officials attitude after losing an election or soon to be leaving office.
  11. 11. 21st Amendment: (1932) Did away with the 18thAmendment.
  12. 12. More… • 22nd Amendment: 1951 No one can ever be elected President more than twice.
  13. 13. 23 Amendment rd • Grants residents of District of Columbia the right to vote in presidential elections (1961)
  14. 14. 24th Amendment: 1964 Poll taxes are illegal.
  15. 15. 25 Presidential successors th 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. Vice President Speaker of the House President Pro Tempore of the Senate Secretary of State Secretary of the Treasury Secretary of Defense Attorney General Secretary of the Interior Secretary of Agriculture Secretary of Commerce Secretary of Labor Secretary of Health and Human Services Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Secretary of Transportation Secretary of Energy Secretary of Education Secretary of Veterans Affairs
  16. 16. And… • 25th Amendment: 1967 1. If the President can’t be in power, the Vice President takes over. If there’s no Vice President, the President can name a new one (approved by the Senate) If the President is sick, he can temporarily give power to the Vice President. 2. 3. • 26th Amendment: Lowered the voting age from 21 to 18 (in 1971)
  17. 17. The 27 Amendment th • Congress cannot vote itself a pay raise – any pay raise only counts for the next Congress
  18. 18. The rest: • • • • 17: 19: 20: 23: Senators elected by popular vote. (in 1920) Women could vote (suffrage). Presidential and Congressional dates. District of Columbia can vote for President.
  19. 19. Take out a piece of paper • Number your paper 11-27 – put your name on it. • Put away your graphic organizer • Try to list as many amendments as you can remember. • Pass your paper to your neighbor to the right. • Add to the paper you just received. • Pass it to the right again. • Next person add to the paper. • Return the papers to the original owner
  20. 20. Amendment Pair Share • Count off 1 through 14, then begin again and remember your number. • Now get together with the other person with the same number as you. • In thirty words or less create a poster to present to the class explaining your amendment. Use your book to get extra details! • This will count as a grade for presentation and content. 20 points.
  21. 21. • • • • • • • • • 1 = amendment 11 2= 12 3= 13, 14 and 15 4= 16 5= 17 6 = 18 and 21 7 = 19 8= 20 9= 22 10= 23 11= 24 and 25 12= 25 and 26 13=27
  22. 22. Name:______ Period_____ #2 • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • 1.___shortens length of time between election and inauguration (lame duck 2.___Succession of President incases of death or illness 3.___Women’s voting rights 4.___Citizenship granted to African Americans 5.___Congress can’t vote themselves pay raise. 6.___Limits president to two terms 7.___President and Vice-president separate vote 8.___Slaves are free 9.___Prohibition begins 10.___voting age changed from 21 to 18 11.___Poll tax 12.___Can’t sue state in federal court 13.___Voting rights to former slaves (men) 14.___gives congress right of income tax 15.___Direct election of senators 16.___District of Columbia can vote for president 17.___Repeal of 18th Amendment
  23. 23. Name:______ Period_____ • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • 1.___Poll tax 2.___Can’t sue state in federal court 3.___Voting rights to former slaves (men) 4.___Direct election of senators 5.___District of Columbia can vote for president 6.___Repeal of 18th Amendment 7.___Women’s voting rights 8.___Citizenship granted to African Americans 9.___Congress can’t vote themselves pay raise. 10.___Limits president to two terms 11.___President and Vice-president separate vote 12.___Slaves are free 13.___gives congress right of income tax 14.___shortens length of time between election and inauguration (lame duck 15.___Succession of President incases of death or illness 16.___Prohibition begins 17.___voting age changed from 21 to 18
  24. 24. • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • 1._24__Poll tax 2._11__Can’t sue state in federal court 3._15__Voting rights to former slaves (men) 4._17__Direct election of senators 5._23__District of Columbia can vote for president 6._21__Repeal of 18th Amendment 7._19__Women’s voting rights 8._14__Citizenship granted to African Americans 9.__14_Slaves are given citizenship 10._27__Congress can’t vote themselves pay raise. 11.__22_Limits president to two terms 12.__12_President and Vice-president separate vote 13._13__Slaves are free 14._16__gives congress right of income tax 15.__20_shortens length of time between election and inauguration (lame duck 16._25__Succession of President incases of death or illness 17._18__Prohibition begins
  25. 25. Name:______ Period_____ #3 • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • 1.___Slaves are free 2.___Prohibition begins 3.___voting age changed from 21 to 18 4.___Poll tax 5.___shortens length of time between election and inauguration (lame duck 6.___Succession of President incases of death or illness 7.___Women’s voting rights 8.___Citizenship granted to African Americans 9.___Direct election of senators 10.___District of Columbia can vote for president 11.___Repeal of 18th Amendment 12.___Congress can’t vote themselves pay raise. 13.___Limits president to two terms 14.___President and Vice-president separate vote 15.___Can’t sue state in federal court 16.___Voting rights to former slaves (men) 17.___gives congress right of income tax
  26. 26. Amendment 1 - Freedom of Religion, Press, Expression Amendment 2 - Right to Bear Arms Amendment 3 - Quartering of Soldiers Amendment 4 - Search and Seizure Amendment 5 - Trial and Punishment, Compensation for Takings Amendment 6 - Right to Speedy Trial, Confrontation of Witnesses Amendment 7 - Trial by Jury in Civil Cases Amendment 8 - Cruel and Unusual Punishment Amendment 9 - Construction of Constitution Amendment 10 - Powers of the States and People Amendment 11 - Judicial Limits Amendment 12 - Choosing the President, Vice President Amendment 13 - Slavery Abolished Amendment 14 - Citizenship Rights Amendment 15 - Race No Bar to Vote Amendment 16 - Status of Income Tax Clarified Amendment 17 - Senators Elected by Popular Vote Amendment 18 - Liquor Abolished Amendment 19 - Women's Suffrage Amendment 20 - Presidential, Congressional Terms Amendment 21 - Amendment 18 Repealed Amendment 22 - Presidential Term Limits Amendment 23 - Presidential Vote for District of Columbia Amendment 24 - Poll Taxes Barred Amendment 25 - Presidential Disability and Succession Amendment 26 - Voting Age Set to 18 Years Amendment 27 - Limiting Congressional Pay Increases

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