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The 27th Amendment

1789 - 1992

prohibits any law that increases or decreases the salary of a congress-men

The Bill Of Rights

September 25, 1789 - December 15, 1791

The first ten amendments.

The 27th Amendment

September 25, 1789 - May 7, 1922

Prevents laws affecting Congressional salary from taking effect until the beginning of the next session of Congress

The 11th Amendment

March 4, 1794 - February 7, 1795

Makes states immune from law-suits from out-of-state citizens.

The 12th Amendment

December 9, 1803 - June 15, 1804

Revised election procedures

The 13th Amendment

January 31, 1865 - December 6, 1865

Abolishes slavery and involuntary servitude.

The 14th Amendment

June 13, 1866 - July 9, 1868

Defines citizenship

The 15th Amendment

February 26, 1869 - February 3, 1870

Prohibits the denial of suffrage based on race.

The 16th Amendment

July 12, 1909 - February 3, 1913

Allows the federal government to collect income tax.

The 17th Amendment

May 13, 1912 - April 8, 1913

Establishes direct election

The 18th Amendment

December 18, 1917 - January 16, 1919

Prohibits alcohol

The 19th Amendment

June 4, 1919 - August 18, 1920

Enables woman to vote

The 20th Amendment

March 2, 1932 - January 23, 1933

Fixes dates of when congress officials and the president are elected

The 21st Amendment

February 20, 1933 - December 5, 1933

Repeals the 18th amendment

The 22nd Amendment

March 24, 1947 - February 27, 1951

Limits the number of times a president can be elected.

The 23rd Amendment

June 16, 1960 - March 29, 1961

Provides for representation in the electoral college

The 24th Amendment

September 14, 1962 - January 23, 1964

Prohibits poll taxes

The 25th Amendment

July 6, 1965 - February 10, 1967

Defines the process of presidential succession

The 26th Amendment

March 23, 1971 - July 1, 1971

Establishes the age at which you are allowed to vote