Amendments to the United States Constitution/Related Articles
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- First Amendment to the United States Constitution : The constitutional supplement which stipulates that the Congress shall not legislate to restrict the freedom of speech, religion, assembly, and petition.
- Second Amendment to the United States Constitution : That Amendment to the Constitution of the United States addressing the "right to keep and bear arms", usually interpreted as referring to firearms
- Third Amendment to the United States Constitution : Prohibits quartering soldiers in private homes during peacetime
- Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution : Security of persons and possessions against unreasonable search and seizure, sets limits on search warrants
- Fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution : Requires indictment by Grand Jury for capital cases, prohibits double jeopardy and self-incrimination, requires due process for punishment and compensation for taking property:
Amendment 5 - Trial and Punishment, Compensation for Takings. Ratified 12/15/1791.
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 be subject for the same offense to be twice put in jeopardy of life or limb; nor shall be compelled in any criminal case to be a witness against himself, nor be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor shall private property be taken for public use, without just compensation.
- Sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution : Right to speedy trial, jury, confront witnesses, compel witnesses, assistance of counsel in criminal cases.
- Seventh Amendment to the United States Constitution : Right to trial by jury in civil cases over $20, limit on re-examining facts decided by jury.
- Eighth Amendment to the United States Constitution : Limits "cruel and unusual" punishments for crimes
- Ninth Amendment to the United States Constitution : List of rights is not exhaustive
- Tenth Amendment to the United States Constitution : Reserves all powers, not expressly delegated to the national government, to the states.
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- Bill of Rights (United States) : The first ten amendments to the Constitution of the United States denoting select rights of U.S. citizens.
- President of the United States of America : Head of state and government of the United States of America; elected through an electoral college and responsible for appointing Federal judges and senior officials of the executive branch, subject to Senate confirmation
- U.S. Constitution : Document that states the fundamental constitutional law of the United States of America.
- United States of America : Constitutional republic in North America, has major land borders with Mexico and Canada.