Twenty Seven Amendments' Time Line

Twenty Seventh Amendments' Time Line

Bill of Rights

1787

The First Ten Amendments of the Constitution

Eleventh Amendment

1795

Limits on Lawsuits

Twelfth Amendment

1804

Revises procedures when electing presidents and vice presidents.

Sixteenth Amendment

1913

Allows Congress to levy income tax

Seventeenth Amendments

1913

Voters can elect senates

Eighteenth Amendment

1917

Bans alcohol from being transported and sold

Nineteenth Amendment

1920

Women can vote

Twentieth Amendent

1933

Congress and presidential office terms change

Twenty-first Amendment

1933

Repeals 18th Amendment

Twenty-second Amendement

1951

Limits president to two terms in office

Twenty-third Amedment

1961

Residents in D.C. can vote

Twenty-fourth Ammendment

1964

Abolishes poll taxes

Twenty-fifth Amendment

1967

Establishes presidency procedures

Twenty-sixth Amendment

1971

Voting age becomes 18

Twenty-seventh Amemdment

1992

Delays Congress' pay rises

Civil War Amendments

Amendments that gave African- Americans more rights

Thirteenth Amendment

1865

Abolishes slavery

Fourteenth Amendment

1868

Gives equal rights to all citzens

Fifteenth Amendment

1870

Eliminates restrictions on voting based on race and color