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HUMANITIES 7 - The 28th Amendment Project: Amendments 1-27

Constitutional Amendments

 

Amendment Subject
Year Adopted
1st-10th Bill of Rights
1791
11th Immunity of states from certain suits
1795
12th Changes in electoral college procedure
1804
13th Prohibition of slavery
1865
14th Citizenship, due process, and equal protection
1868
15th No denial of vote because of race, color, or previous condition of servitude
1870
16th Power of Congress to tax income
1913
17th Direct election of U.S. senators
1913
18th National prohibition
1919
19th Woman suffrage
1920
20th Change of dates for congressional and presidential terms
1933
21st Repeal of 18th Amendment
1933
22nd Limit on presidential tenure
1951
23rd District of Columbia electoral vote
1961
24th Prohibition of tax payment as a qualification to vote in federal elections
1964
25th Procedures for determining presidential disability, presidential succession, and filling a vice-presidential vacancy
1967
26th Prohibition of setting minimum voting age above 18 in any election
1971
27th Prohibition of Congress voting itself a raise that takes effect before the next election
1992
 

"Constitutional Amendments." Daily Life through History ABC-CLIO,  2015. Web. 1 Apr. 2015.

General Resources

Bill of Rights

1st Amendement

19th Amendment

ERA - Equal Rights Amendment