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11

Clearly defines original jurisdiction of the Supreme Court

12

Electoral College for selecting President / Vice President

13

Abolished slavery

14

Established citizenship, representation, and loyalty

15

Gave right to vote to all males of age, regardless of rac

16

Established Federal Income Tax system

17

Established popular vote for Senators

18

Prohibition of alcohol

19

Gave women right to vote

20

Terms of office for Legislature, Presidential succession

21

Ended Prohibition (repealed the Eighteenth Amendment)

22

Term limits for President

23

Gave D.C. electoral votes

24

Ended poll taxes in order to vote

25

Further clarifies Presidential succession if something should happen to the President and Vice President

26

Gave right to vote to all citizens 18 years of age and older

27

Legislators cannot give themselves pay raises in an election year

 

 

 

Lesson Links

Lesson 1 - Articles of Confederation

Lesson 2 - Writing the Constitution

Lesson 3 - Checks and Balances of the Government

Lesson 4 - The New Government

Lesson 5 - Bill of Rights

The First Political Parties

George Washington

Article I - Legislative Branch

How a Bill Becomes a Law

Article II - Executive Branch

Article III - Judicial Branch

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