27 Amendments of the Consitution quick study flash cards

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1. 

The 7th Amendment explains people;s rights in __________.

 

Civil cases

 
2. 

The voting age was lowered to __________ by the 26th Amendment.

 

Eighteen

 
3. 

The production and sale of _________ in the U.S. was outlawed by the 18 amendment

 

Liquor

 
4. 

The 19 Amendment gave ________ the right to vote.

 

Women

 
5. 

The 8 Amendment provides information on fines,_______, and punishment.

 

Bails

 
6. 

The 6th Amendment gives Americans the right to a fair and speedy _______.

 

Trail

 
7. 

The 2nd Amendment gives U.S. citizens the right to bear ________.

 

arms

 
8. 

People do not have to provide ____________ with food and shelter in times of peace, according to the 3rd Amendment.

 

Soldiers

 
9. 

Twelve amendments to the Constitution were submitted by __________ for approval by the states:ten of theses were approved and are the Bill of Rights

 

Congress

 
10. 

Freedom of the press, speech, and _________ is provided by the 1st Amendment.

 

religion

 
11. 

The rights of people involved in _________ are described in the 5th Amendment.

 

Criminal cases

 
12. 

Congress was given the right to collect _________ by the 16th amendments.

 

income taxes

 
13. 

the 15th Amendment gave ___________ Americans the right to vote

 

Africans Americans

 
14. 

the 18th Amendment outlawed _____ of the U.S.

 

liqour

 
15. 

The 15th Amendment gave _____ Americans the right to vote.

 

African Americans

 
16. 

In 1789, _____ submitted 12 amendments to the states for approval:ten were approved and now called the Bill of Tights.

 

Congress

 
17. 

The 5th amendment describes the right of people involved in _________ cases

 

criminal

 
18. 

Th e1st Amendment provides freedom of speech, _________, and the press.

 

religion

 
19. 

The 3rd Amendment deals with providing _____________ with food and housing.

 

Soldiers

 
20. 

The 16th Amendment gives Congress the right to collect _____ taxes.

 

income taxes

 
21. 

The 19th Amendment gave ________ the right to vote.

 

women

 
22. 

Information on ____________, fines and punishments is given in the 8th Amendment.

 

Bails

 
23. 

The 7th Amendment describes the rights of people involved in ________ cases.

 

Civil

 
24. 

The 26th Amendment lowered the voting age to ____________.

 

18

 
25. 

Th 6th Amendment guarantees citizens the right to a fair and speedy ____________

 

trial

 
26. 

The 4th Amendment deals with search and arrest __________.

 

warrents

 
27. 

The 2nd Amendment gives citizens the right to bear __________ (gun)

 

arms

 
28. 

1st Amendment

 

provides for freedom of religion, speech and press

 
29. 

2nd Amendment

 

Provides for the right to bear arms

 
30. 

3rd Amendment

 

provides for housing of soldiers

 
31. 

4th

 

provides for search and arrest warrants

 
32. 

5th

 

provides for rights in criminal cases

 
33. 

6th

 

provides right to a fair trial

 
34. 

7th

 

provides for a persons' rights in civil cases

 
35. 

8th

 

provides for bails, fines, and punishments

 
36. 

13th

 

the stop of slavary

 
37. 

14th

 

gives the law that citizens rights cant be taken away

 
38. 

15th

 

gave African Americans the right to vote

 
39. 

16th

 

gave congress the right to collect income taxes

 
40. 

17th

 

states that the Americans citizens elect the U.S. senators instead of the state legislatures

 
41. 

18th

 

made it illegal to make or transport liquor

 
42. 

19th

 

gave women the right to vote

 
43. 

20th

 

states that if president dies during the electoral then vice president shall by president.

 
44. 

21st

 

amendment repeals the 18th amendment

 
45. 

26th

 

lowered the voting age to 18