Constitutional Amendments

Understanding the 2nd Amendment

The Second Amendment has been one that has been under much scrutiny and is the topic of controversy in recent years. Included into the Bill of Rights, the Second Amendment
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Understanding the 3rd Amendment

The Third Amendment of the Constitution of the United States is one that arose directly out of the conflict with Britain that resulted in the American Revolution. Before the Colonies
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Understanding the 4th Amendment

Included in the Bill of Rights, the Fourth Amendment is a form of protection to individuals or citizens of the United States from unfair or unlawful treatment by law enforcement authorities.
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Understanding the 5th Amendment

The Fifth Amendment of the Bill of Rights is directly related to actual legal proceedings and the protection from any possible abuse by the governmental authority involved in such a proceeding. The
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Understanding the 27th Amendment

The Twenty-Seventh Amendment to the United States Constitution is by far the longest any Constitutional Amendment has taken to be
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Understanding the 23rd Amendment

The 23rd Amendment of the United States Constitution would finally provide citizens of the District of Columbia the right to
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Understanding the 24th Amendment

The 24th Amendment is one that arose due to yet another Amendment to the United States Constitution, the Fifteenth Amendment. The
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Understanding the 25th Amendment

The 25th Amendment would again address certain procedures regarding the offices of the President and the Vice-President. Most specifically, it
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Understanding the 26th Amendment

The Twenty-Sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution was a result of student activism and demonstrations against the Vietnam War. Even though the age to participate in voting was generally
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