Amendments to the U.S. Constitution

  1. 2. The 24th amendment abolished poll _____.
  2. 4. Ratified in 1868, granted citizenship to all persons born or naturalized in the U.S.—including former enslaved people
  3. 6. Freed all slaves and indentured servants throughout the United States
  4. 9. Determined the beginning and end date of presidential terms and Congressional sessions
  5. 10. The right to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex
  6. 12. Promises the right to a jury trial for civil cases that involve property worth more than $20
  1. 1. Guarantees that people accused of a crime receive fair and accurate criminal proceedings
  2. 3. Prevents the government from imposing cruel and unusual punishment on criminal defendants
  3. 4. Prevents the government or police from searching or seizing the homes, belongings, or bodies of citizens without probable cause or a warrant
  4. 5. Gives Congress the power to collect income tax
  5. 7. Establishes that people have additional rights, even if they are not included in the US Constitution
  6. 8. Guarantees that voting rights cannot be denied based on race
  7. 11. The 27th amendment lowered the voting age to __________.