Constitutional Amendments And Landmark Supreme Court Cases

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1st amendment =
 
freedom of religon, press, assembly, petition, and speech.
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2nd amendment =
 
the right to bear arms(guns).
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3rd amendment =
 
no quartering of soldiers, in peace or war, exept with the owners approval.
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4th amendment =
 
searches and seizures shall not be allowed exept with probable cause and/or a warrent.
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5th amendment =
 
a grand jury must be present for a trial. you can't be commited for a crime twice.
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6th amendment =
 
you may have a lawyer at your disposal at a trial. an impartial jury must be there and they...
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7th amendment =
 
if you file for a lawsuit that is more than twenty dollars, a jury may be preserved.
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8th amendment =
 
the judge can't impose exessive bail or fines or have you tourtured.
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9th amendment =
 
the constitution has several civil rights but, so do the people.
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10th amendment =
 
if the constitution doesn't have the power the states do.
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11th amendment =
 
the courts can't be run by foreign "people".
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12th amendment =
 
when running for office, the President and Vice President etc: the people have to vote them...
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13th amendment =
 
sec. 1 = NO SLAVERY!!!!!!!!   sec. 2 = Congress is able to enforce said sec. 1....
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14th amendment =
 
sec. 1 = People that were born in the U.S. are U.S. citizens. sec. 2 = a # of representitives...
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15th amendment =
 
sec. 1 = you can't be denied the right to vote no matter who or what you are. sec. 2 = congress...
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16th amendment =
 
congress has the power to make people pay income tax.
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17th amendment =
 
two senators from each state will be elected into office.  
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18th amendment =
 
all intoxicating liquors are banned from the U.S.
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19th amendment =
 
you can't be denied the right to vote no matter who or what you are.
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20th amendment =
 
we will change presidents, vice presidents etc. on jan. 20; after their term is up.
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21st amendment =
 
it repeals all of the 18th amendment.  
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22nd amendment  =
 
the presitdent can't have more than 2 terms.
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23rd amendment =
 
the Disrict of Columbia will and does have three electors.  
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24th amendment =
 
you can't be denied the right to vote no matter who or what you are.
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25th amendment =
 
the vice president shall asume the role of President if the president is dead, etc.
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26th amendment =
 
if you are 18 or older you may vote.
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27th amendment =
 
congress has a limit to how much it can raise/lower a persons salary.
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Marbury v. Madison =
 
Marbury's argument is that in the Judiciary Act of 1789, Congress granted the Supreme Court...
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McCulloch v. Maryland =
 
The court determined that Congress had the power to charter the bank.
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Gibbons v. Ogden =
 
The sole argued source of Congress's power to promulgate the law at issue was the Commerce...
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Plessy v. Furguson =
 
In a 7 to 1 decision (Justice David Josiah Brewer did not participate) the Court...
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Brown v. Board of Education =
 
The Topeka middle schools had been integrated since 1941. Topeka High School was integrated...
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Roe v. Wade =
 
The court issued its decision on January 22, 1973, with a 7 to 2 majority vote in favor of...
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Mapp v. Ohio =
 
The Fourth Amendment protects individuals from unreasonable searches and seizures but contains...
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Miranda v. Arizona =
 
The Fifth Amendment  privilege against self-incrimination requires law enforcement...
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Gideon v. Wainwright =
 
The sixth amendment right to counsel is a fundamental right applied to the states...
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Tinker v. Des Moines =
 
The court's 7 to 2 decision held that the First Amendment applied to public schools, and that...
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Engel v. Vitale =
 
Government-directed prayer in public schools violates the establishment clause of...
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Texas v. Johnson =
 
A statute that criminalizes the desecration of the American flag violates the First Amendment....
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Furman v. Georgia =
 
The arbitrary and inconsistent imposition of the death penalty violates the eighth and fourteenth...
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Korematsu v. United states, 1944 =
 
The exclusion order leading to japanise american internment camps  was constitutional....
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New Jersey v. TLO, 1985 =
 
(1) Fourth Amendment's prohibition on unreasonable searches and seizures applies to searches...

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