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Thursday Trivia

By FederalDaily Staff

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How many amendments does the Constitution have?

A. 21
B. 23
C. 25
D. 27

 

 

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D. 27

The Amendments to the US Constitution are:

  • Amendment 1 - Freedom of Religion, Press, Expression
  • Amendment 2 - Right to Bear Arms
  • Amendment 3 - Quartering of Soldiers
  • Amendment 4 - Search and Seizure
  • Amendment 5 - Trial and Punishment, Compensation for Takings
  • Amendment 6 - Right to Speedy Trial, Confrontation of Witnesses
  • Amendment 7 - Trial by Jury in Civil Cases
  • Amendment 8 - Cruel and Unusual Punishment
  • Amendment 9 - Construction of Constitution
  • Amendment 10 - Powers of the States and People
  • Amendment 11 - Judicial Limits
  • Amendment 12 - Choosing the President, Vice President
  • Amendment 13 - Slavery Abolished
  • Amendment 14 - Citizenship Rights
  • Amendment 15 - Race No Bar to Vote
  • Amendment 16 - Status of Income Tax Clarified
  • Amendment 17 - Senators Elected by Popular Vote
  • Amendment 18 - Liquor Abolished
  • Amendment 19 - Women's Suffrage
  • Amendment 20 - Presidential, Congressional Terms
  • Amendment 21 - Amendment 18 Repealed
  • Amendment 22 - Presidential Term Limits
  • Amendment 23 - Presidential Vote for District of Columbia
  • Amendment 24 - Poll Taxes Barred
  • Amendment 25 - Presidential Disability and Succession
  • Amendment 26 - Voting Age Set to 18 Years
  • Amendment 27 - Limiting Changes to Congressional Pay

Details on these Amendments can be read at http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/charters/constitution.html

Posted by Jeff Rae on Sep 22, 2011 at 4:02 PM


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