Freedom of religion.
Right to bear arms.
Prohibits the forced quartering of soldiers during peacetime.
searches and seizures (search warrant)
(1) No Self-Incrimination
(2) No Double Jeopardy
(3) No deprivation of life liberty or property without “due process of law” (fair treatment)
You have the right to a speedy trial.
Right to jury in civil trials.
Government cannot inflict cruel and unusual punishment.
rights retained by the people, that some rights were not listed out
federal government has only those powers specifically granted by the Constitution.
One State cannot be sued by another state
separation of votes for President and Vice President
(1) All persons born in the U.S. are citizens; (2) no person can be deprived of life, liberty or property without DUE PROCESS OF LAW; (3) no state can deprive a person of EQUAL PROTECTION of the laws.
States cannot deny any person the right to vote because of race.
Power of Congress to tax income
Established the direct election of senators (instead of being chosen by state legislatures)
Prohibition of alcohol
States cannot deny the right to vote based on gender
Congress begins on January 30th; President starts on January 20th
Repeal of Prohibition
Limits the president to two terms or 10 years.
Gives Washington DC electoral college votes as if it were a state (DC still has no representation in Congress)
Abolishes poll taxes
(1) Succession of VP if president dies or become incapable to do his job.(2) if there is no VP, president must appoint one, and congress must approve
States cannot deny the right to vote based on age (18+)
congressional pay raises are not begun until the next election