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US Amendments History
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Bill of rights
The 11th amendment: You can't sue the state.
12th Amendment: Vice President and President are elected in different offices but run together.
13th amendment: Slavery is abolished.
14th Amendment: Equal Protection of Laws.
15th Amendment: Black men can now vote.
16th Amendment: The federal government can now impose an income tax.
17th Amendment: Senators are elected directly.
18th Amendment: You can’t purchase, make, or sell alcohol.
19th Amendment: Woman can now vote.
20th Amendment: The term for the president begins on January 20th.
21st Amendment: Prohibition is no longer a thing.
22nd Amendment: Limits the terms a president can have.
23rd Amendment: People in the DoC can vote for the US president.
24th Amendment: There are no more poll taxes.
25th Amendment: Establishes the basic hierarchy of the White House; president then VP.
26th Amendment: The voting age is now 18.
27th Amendment: Pay raises for Congress can’t go in until next election for them.
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