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    Amendment I [Religion, Speech, Press, Assembly, Petition (1791)]

    December 1, 2008

    Bill of Rights Amendment I download another cinderella story movie 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 redress of grievances.

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    Amendment II [Right to Bear Arms (1791)]

    December 1, 2008

    Amendment II 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.

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    Amendment III [Quartering of Troops (1791)]

    December 1, 2008

    Amendment III No soldier shall, in time of peace be quartered in any house, without the consent of the owner, nor in time of war, but in a manner to be prescribed by law.

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    Amendment IV [Search and Seizure (1791)]

    December 1, 2008

    Amendment IV 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 particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be [...]

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    Amendment V [Grand Jury, Double Jeopardy, Self-Incrimination, Due Process (1791)]

    December 1, 2008

    Amendment V No person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime, unless on a presentment or indictment of a grand jury, except in cases arising in the land or naval forces, or in the militia, when in actual service in time of war or public danger; nor shall any person [...]

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    Amendment VI [Criminal Prosecutions - Jury Trial, Right to Confront and to Counsel (1791)]

    December 1, 2008

    Amendment VI In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial, by an impartial jury of the state and district wherein the crime shall have been committed, which district shall have been previously ascertained by law, and to be informed of the nature and cause of the accusation; [...]

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    Amendment VII [Common Law Suits - Jury Trial (1791)]

    December 1, 2008

    Amendment VII In suits at common law, where the value in controversy shall exceed twenty dollars, the right of trial by jury shall be preserved, and no fact tried by a jury, shall be otherwise reexamined in any court of the United States, than according to the rules of the common law.

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    Amendment VIII [Excess Bail or Fines, Cruel and Unusual Punishment (1791)]

    December 1, 2008

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

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    Amendment IX [Non-Enumerated Rights (1791)]

    December 1, 2008

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

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    Amendment X [Rights Reserved to States (1791)]

    December 1, 2008

    Amendment X download man the The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the states, are reserved to the states respectively, or to the people.

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    Amendment XI [Suits Against a State (1795)]

    November 28, 2008

    The judicial power of the United States shall not be construed to extend to any suit in law or equity, commenced or prosecuted against one of the United States by citizens of another state, or by citizens or subjects of any foreign state.

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    Amendment XII [Election of President and Vice-President (1804)]

    November 28, 2008

    The electors shall meet in their respective states and vote by ballot for President and Vice-President, one of whom, at least, shall not be an inhabitant of the same state with themselves; they shall name in their ballots the person voted for as President, and in distinct ballots the person voted for as Vice-President, and [...]

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    Amendment XIII [Abolition of Slavery (1865)]

    November 28, 2008

    Section 1. Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction. Section 2. Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.

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    Amendment XIV [Privileges and Immunities, Due Process, Equal Protection, Apportionment of Representatives, Civil War Disqualification and Debt (1868)]

    November 28, 2008

    Section 1. All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the state wherein they reside. No state shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any state [...]

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    Amendment XV [Rights Not to Be Denied on Account of Race (1870)]

    November 28, 2008

    Section 1. The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude. Section 2. The Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.

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    Amendment XVI [Income Tax (1913)]

    November 28, 2008

    The Congress shall have power to lay and collect taxes on incomes, from whatever source derived, without apportionment among the several states, and without regard to any census or enumeration.

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    Amendment XVII [Election of Senators (1913)

    November 28, 2008

    The Senate of the United States shall be composed of two Senators from each state, elected by the people thereof, for six years; and each Senator shall have one vote. The electors in each state shall have the qualifications requisite for electors of the most numerous branch of the state legislatures. When vacancies happen in [...]

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    Amendment XVIII [Prohibition (1919)]

    November 28, 2008

    Section 1. After one year from the ratification of this article the manufacture, sale, or transportation of intoxicating liquors within, the importation thereof into, or the exportation thereof from the United States and all territory subject to the jurisdiction thereof for beverage purposes is hereby prohibited. Section 2. The Congress and the several states shall [...]

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    Amendment XIX [Women's Right to Vote (1920)]

    November 28, 2008

    The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on account of sex. my lucky stars 2 twinkle twinkle lucky stars divx online Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.

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    Amendment XX [Presidential Term and Succession (1933)]

    November 28, 2008

    Section 1. The terms of the President and Vice President shall end at noon on the 20th day of January, and the terms of Senators and Representatives at noon on the 3d day of January, of the years in which such terms would have ended if this article had not been ratified; and the terms [...]

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    Amendment XXI [Repeal of Prohibition (1933)]

    November 28, 2008

    Section 1. The eighteenth article of amendment to the Constitution of the United States is hereby repealed. Section 2. The transportation or importation into any state, territory, or possession of the United States for delivery or use therein of intoxicating liquors, in violation of the laws thereof, is hereby prohibited. 10d camera canon digital Section [...]

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    Amendment XXII [Two Term Limit on President (1951)]

    November 28, 2008

    Section 1. No person shall be elected to the office of the President more than twice, and no person who has held the office of President, or acted as President, for more than two years of a term to which some other person was elected President shall be elected to the office of the President [...]

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    Amendment XXIII [Presidential Vote in D.C. (1961)]

    November 28, 2008

    Section 1. The District constituting the seat of government of the United States shall appoint in such manner as the Congress may direct: A number of electors of President and Vice President equal to the whole number of Senators and Representatives in Congress to which the District would be entitled if it were a state, [...]

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    Amendment XXIV [Poll Tax (1964)]

    November 28, 2008

    Section 1. The right of citizens of the United States to vote in any primary or other election for President or Vice President, for electors for President or Vice President, or for Senator or Representative in Congress, shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or any state by reason of failure to [...]

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    Amendment XXV [Presidential Succession (1967)]

    November 28, 2008

    Section 1. In case of the removal of the President from office or of his death or resignation, the Vice President shall become President. Section 2. Whenever there is a vacancy in the office of the Vice President, the President shall nominate a Vice President who shall take office upon confirmation by a majority vote [...]

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    Amendment XXVI [Right to Vote at Age 18 (1971)]

    November 28, 2008

    Section 1. The right of citizens of the United States, who are 18 years of age or older, to vote, shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or any state on account of age. Section 2. The Congress shall have the power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation. download step up [...]

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    Amendment XXVII [Representatives Compensation (1992)]

    November 28, 2008

    No law, varying the compensation for the services of the Senators and Representatives, shall take effect, until an election of representatives shall have intervened.

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