Amendments

An Overview of the 15th Amendment

What is the 15th Amendment?“Section 1. The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State
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Understanding the Teller Amendment

The Teller Amendment was created by a man named Henry Teller. The Amendment was one of several regarding the United States’ control and jurisdiction over Cuba after the Spanish-American war.
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Constitutional Amendments at a Glance

A Constitutional Amendment is a change that is made to the Constitution. In the United States, Amendments can be made to the U.S. Constitution. When it comes to amending the
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Knowing the Amendments to the Constitution

The Constitution of the United States is a governing document which upholds and outlines the rights of the individuals of the United States under law. It is a document that
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A Quick Guide to the First Ten Amendments

The first ten Amendments to the U.S. Constitution are more commonly referred to as the Bill of Rights. These ten
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What Were the Reconstruction Amendments?

The Reconstruction Amendments are often referred to as Civil War Amendments. These are Amendments that were created and ratified in
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A Look at the Prohibition Amendments

Amendments to the U.S. Constitution, made during important time periods in the United States, often take on the title of
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The Influential Equal Rights Amendments

The Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) is an Amendment that would formally implement that all people under the Constitution cannot be
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A Look at the Platt Amendment

The Platt Amendment was created by an individual named Orville Platt. It was an Amendment that mapped out the conditions
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The ADA Amendments Act of 2008

The American with Disabilities Act of 2008 (ADA) is a reincarnation of the 1990s endeavor to create an Amendment that would protect individuals who have disabilities from discrimination.  Discrimination for
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