Amendments 11-27 Chapter 4 Section 3. Amendments Video

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  • Amendments 11-27 Chapter 4 Section 3
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  • Amendments Video
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  • 11 th Amendment Limits suits against states Limits suits against states People in different states or foreign countries cant sue a state in federal court People in different states or foreign countries cant sue a state in federal court
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  • 12 th Amendment Procedure for electing President and Vice President Procedure for electing President and Vice President Electors meet in their state capitals to vote on different ballots for President and Vice President Electors meet in their state capitals to vote on different ballots for President and Vice President If no candidate receives a majority of electoral votes Congress decides the winner If no candidate receives a majority of electoral votes Congress decides the winner House of Reps decides President House of Reps decides President Senate decides Vice President Senate decides Vice President
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  • 13 th Amendment Abolished Slavery Abolished Slavery Reconstruction Amendment
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  • 14 th Amendment Defines citizenship Defines citizenship Anyone born or naturalized in the US (regardless of race, religion, etc) is a citizen and has rights Anyone born or naturalized in the US (regardless of race, religion, etc) is a citizen and has rights No state can deny citizenship No state can deny citizenship Reconstruction Amendment
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  • 15 th Amendment African Americans receive the right to vote African Americans receive the right to vote Reconstruction Amendment
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  • 16 th Amendment Congress can collect income taxes Congress can collect income taxes
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  • 17 th Amendment People directly vote for Senators People directly vote for Senators Prior to this people only votes for Representatives in House of Reps not Senators as well Prior to this people only votes for Representatives in House of Reps not Senators as well
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  • 18 th Amendment Prohibits the manufacture, sale, or consumption of alcohol Prohibits the manufacture, sale, or consumption of alcohol
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  • 19 th Amendment Women receive the right to vote Women receive the right to vote
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  • School House Rock Suffrage
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  • 20 th Amendment Term Limits Term Limits Term ends/begins at noon on January 20th for President and Vice President Term ends/begins at noon on January 20th for President and Vice President Term ends/begins at noon on January 3rd for Congressmen Term ends/begins at noon on January 3rd for Congressmen Congress must meet on January 3 rd Congress must meet on January 3 rd
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  • 21 st Amendment Repealed the 18 th Amendment Repealed the 18 th Amendment Now legal to manufacture, sale, and consume alcohol Now legal to manufacture, sale, and consume alcohol
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  • 22 nd Amendment Term Limits Term Limits President may only serve 2 terms President may only serve 2 terms Can serve 10 years if served as President from being a VP Can serve 10 years if served as President from being a VP
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  • 23 rd Amendment Washington DC gets the right to vote Washington DC gets the right to vote
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  • 24 th Amendment Can not keep citizens from voting by using taxes (poll tax) Can not keep citizens from voting by using taxes (poll tax)
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  • 25 th Amendment If President dies or leaves office the Vice President becomes President If President dies or leaves office the Vice President becomes President The new President (old VP) picks the new Vice President The new President (old VP) picks the new Vice President
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  • 26 th Amendment Lowered the voting age to 18 Lowered the voting age to 18
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  • 27 th Amendment When Congress votes to increase salaries, it will start at the beginning of the next term When Congress votes to increase salaries, it will start at the beginning of the next term