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                    Bill Of Rights
   Bill of Rights went into effect on December 15, 1791.
   James Madison was the first to propose the Bill of
    Rights.
   The Bill Of Rights was a response from the
    Constitution's influential opponents.
   This included some of our Founding Fathers
   They argued that the Constitution should not be
    ratified because it failed to protect the basic principles
    of human liberty.
            Bill of Rights Cont.
 The first ten amendments were the first to
  get passed.
 The rest were passed in 1791.
 The Bill of Rights still plays a central role
  in America law and government.
 It still is the basic symbol of the freedoms
  and culture of the nation.


                                           (Hill, 2010)
    Amendment 11: Any State is Safe
 This amendment states that Citizens can’t
  use the federal court to sue states.
 It means that no one will be allowed to
  sue any State in court, or to be allowed to
  sue a State at all.




                                       (Rhythm, 2010)
              Amendment 12: VP
   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...
     This means that the Vice President gets
    elected separately from the President.
         Amendment 13: Freedom
 This amendment was passed on
  December 6, 1865.
 #13 prohibits slavery in the United
  States.
 No slavery allowed any where in the
  U.S.


                                  (Rhythm, 2010)
      Amendment 14: Civil Rights
 It was adopted on July 9, 1868.
 If you were born or established in the
  U.S., you are a citizen.
 No state can have any law that cut any
  privileges or protection of any citizen of
  the U.S.




                                         (Roland, 2000)
    Amendment 14: Civil Rights Cont.
 No State can remove any person of life,
  liberty, or property, without due process
  of law
 They also can’t deny any person within its
  power the equal protection of the laws.




                                        (Roland, 2000)
     Amendment 15: Equal Rights
 This amendment was passed on February
  3, 1870.
 Does not allow the any government in the
  U.S. from denying a citizen the right to
  vote based on their race, or color.
 States that everyone in the United States
  is equal.


                                       (Wiki, 2010)
              Amendment 16
 The Court disallowed a federal tax on
  income from real property.
 The tax was designed to be an indirect
  tax, which would mean that states need
  not contribute portions of a whole relative
  to its census figures.




                                         (Mount, 2010)
       Amendment 17 Senators
  The 17th amendment did away with all
  the uncertainty with a simple idea.
 The Senators would be chosen by the
  people, just as Representatives are.
 This amendment was passed on May 13,
  1912.




                                    (Mount, 2010)
    Amendment 18: No More Alcohol
 Drinking alcohol was discouraged by law
  in many of the states.
 This was over the first century of the
  United States under the Constitution.
 1855: 13 of the 31 states had
  temperance, or alcohol prohibition, laws.
 This didn’t work out for long…



                                        (Mount, 2010)
    Amendment 19: Women’s Rights
 August 18, 1920 it was approve.
 Without this amendment women would not be
  able to vote.
 Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton:
  tried to make a stand to have the language of
  the 14th Amendment include women, all this
  done right after the Civil War.
 Anthony was tried and fined for voting in a New
  York election, that was when things took off.


                                            (Mount, 2010)
    Amendment 19: Women’s Rights
 1918: about half the states had granted
  women full or partial voting rights.
 Support of women to the war effort
  convinced many more, even President
  Woodrow Wilson, who didn’t agree with it
  at first.
 Now women can share their voice
  everyday when they vote.


                                      (Mount, 2010)
              Amendment 20
 This amendment has the dates in witch
  the President and the Congress start
  working.
 The president will star work on the 20th of
  January.
 Congress will start on the 3 of January.




                                        (Rhythm, 2010)
             Amendment 21
The 21st amendment canceled the 18th.
 This was the first time an amendment
 had been repealed by another




                                    (Mount, 2010)
      Amendment 22: Running Time
   This amendment limits the president to
    only being able to run for two terms.




                                        (Mount, 2010)
              Amendment 23
 This helped Washington DC be able to
  vote.
 In the past the State was the only place to
  be allowed to vote for things.
 This give all citizens of Washington the
  rights to vote.




                                        (Mount, 2010)
    Amendment 24: No Paying to Vote
 This amendment makes it so that people
  don’t have to pay to vote.
 They made it so that everyone can vote
  for free, and have their voice heard for
  free.




                                       (Mount, 2010)
             Amendment 25
 February 10, 1967: Passed
 the Congress passed the 25th amendment,
  where the line of succession was not only
  clarified, but what was to be done in the
  case of presidential disability was
  addressed.




                                      (Mount, 2010)
Amendment 26: 18 Being Able To Vote
 The United States was in the throes of the
  Vietnam War and protests were underway
  throughout the nation.
 Draftees into the armed services were any male
  over the age of 18.
 These young men were allowed, even forced, to
  fight and die for their country, but they were
  unable to vote.
 14th Amendment: only guaranteed the vote, in a
  roundabout way, to those over twenty-one.


                                          (Mount, 2010)
    Amendment 26: 18 Being Able To Vote
                   Cont.
 1965 Voting Rights Act: Some states still
  refused letting 18 year olds vote.
 July 1, 1971: Amendment was passed to
  allow 18 year olds to be able to vote.




                                        (Mount, 2010)
                Amendment 27
   States that if congress changes their pay it
    wont take affect until the next term.




                                          (Rhythm, 2010)
                    Work Cited
 Oak Hill Publishing. 2010. U.S. Bill of Rights. Available
  at: http://www.constitutionfacts.com/us-constitution-
  amendments/bill-of-rights/
 Anti-Slavery Society. 2003. Fighting Slavery Today.
  Available at: http://www.anti-
  slaverysociety.addr.com/hus-billofrights.htm
 Roland, Jon. 2000. Intent of the Fourteenth Amendment.
  Available at:
  http://www.constitution.org/col/intent_14th.htm
 Wikimedia Foundation. 2010. The Fifteenth Amendment.
  Available at: http://www.educationalrap.com/song/the-
  rest-of-the-amendments-11-27.html
              Work Cited
 Mount, Steve. 2010. Notes on the
  Amendments. Webmaster. Available at:
  http://www.usconstitution.net/constamnot
  es.html
 Rhythm, Rhyme. 2010. The Results of the
  Amendment: The Rest of Them. Available
  at:
  http://www.educationalrap.com/song/the-
  rest-of-the-amendments-11-27.html

				
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