The 11th Amendment more clearly explains the original jurisdiction of the Supreme Court regarding a suit brought against a state by a citizen of another state.
June 15, 1804
The 12th Amendment redefines the election process/system regarding the President and Vice President. It also states that anyone who becomes Vice President is eligible to become President.
December 6, 1865
The 13th Amendment officially banned slavery in the United States.
July 9, 1868
The 14th Amendment ensured that all citizens had rights at both the federal and state levels. Also, it removed the three-fifths compromise. Additionally, it confirmed that the United States would not pay the debts of rebellious states.
February 3, 1870
The 15th Amendment ensures that a citizen’s race cannot be used as criteria for voting.
February 3, 1913
The 16th Amendment allows the United States to collect income tax without regard to the population of the states.
April 8, 1913
The 17th Amendment shifted the electing of Senators from the state legislatures to the people.
January 16, 1919
The 18th Amendment prohibited the sale and creation of alcohol in the United States.
August 18, 1920
The 19th Amendment ensures that gender cannot be used as criteria for voting. So, it indirectly says that women can vote.
January 23, 1933
The 20th Amendment set new start dates for the terms of the Congress and the President, and clarifies how the death of a President before swearing-in would be handled.
December 5, 1933
The 21st Amendment repealed the 18th Amendment.
February 27, 1951
The 22nd Amendment sets a limit, of two four-year terms, on the number of times a President could be elected.
March 29, 1961
The 23rd Amendment grants Washington D.C. the right to three electors in Presidential elections.
January 23, 1964
The 24th Amendment ensured that no tax could be charged to vote for any federal office.
February 10, 1967
The 25th Amendment explains even further the line of succession to the Presidency, and establishes the rules for a President who becomes unable to perform his duties while in office.
July 1, 1971
The 26th Amendment guarantees that all citizens of age 18 or older can officially vote.
May 7, 1992
The 27th Amendment requires that any law that increases the pay of legislators may not take effect until after an election.