The Preamble is the purpose of the Government.
Article 1 is about the creating of the Legislative Branch.
Article 2 is about the creating of the Executive Branch.
Article 3 is about the creating of the Judicial Branch.
Article 4 is explaing the relation of the states to one another, and to the national goverment
Article 5 spells out the ways that the constitution can be amended or changed.
Article 6 declares that the constitution and all federal laws supreme over any state laws.
Article 7 adresses ratification and declares that the constitution would take effect after it was ratified by nine states.
The first amendment is the freedom of speach, press, rights for people to peacefully assemble, redress of grievances.
The second Amendment is the right to bear arms.
The third amendment makes it unlikely that americans will ever be forced to shelter the military again.
The fourth amendment protects americans against unreasonable searches no soldiers, government, agents or, police unless they have a warrent.
the 5th amendment is that if you commit a crime you have protection over your rights
The 6th amendment is you have the right to a fair and speedy trial. also you have a right to an attorney.
The 7th amendment is in common law when a decision is made it cant be changed by the judge.
The 8th amendment is the protection that you will not have an cruel or unfair punishments
The 9th amendment states that jsut becasue a right is not spelled out in the constitution doesn't mean it is not a right.
The tenth amendment states that any power that is not given to the federal government it goes to the states.
The 11th amendment is that you cant sue a state in federal court.
The 12th Amendment chaged the way the president was elected.
The 13th Amedment made slavery illegal. Any forced labor is a crime.
the 14th amendment is that the ex slaves have the right to citizenship.
The 15th amendment is that anyone regardless of race can vote.
The 16th amendment allowes congess to levy an income tax regardless of the state or population.
The 17th amendment is the direct election of the U.S. senate.
The 18th Amendment states that making or drinking alchol was illegal for everyone.
The 19th Amendment gave woman the right to vote.
The 20th Amendment states that the president and the new congress takes office in january ( it used to be in march)
The 21st amendment repeals the 18th leave alchol regulations to the states.
The 22nd Amendment sets a term limit for the president. A term is 4 years , they can only be president for 2 terms and only be elected once.
The 23rd Amendment is that people in D.C. can vote for the president and vice president.
The 24th Amendment says that states can not charge a tax to vote.
The 25th Amendment is if the president dies the vice president becomes president.
reduces the voting age to 18. It used to be 21
The 27th Amendment is if congress increases their salary it wont change till the next term.