The text and some explanation of Amendments #11-27 of the U.S. Constitution.
XII: Electoral College.
XIII: Abolition of slavery.
XIV: Citizenship; state action; privileges or immunities; due process clause; equal protection; appointment of representatives; disqualification for rebellion; debits incurred during rebellion; enforcement clause.
XV: Suffrage; race.
XVI: Income tax.
XVII: Popular election of senators; vacancies in the Senate.
XXII: Presidential term limit.
XXIII: Electors for the District of Columbia.
XXIV: Poll taxes.
XXVII: Congressional compensation.
For the full text and further explanation of the entire U.S. Constitution-the Preamble, the Articles of Confederation, and the 27 Amendments-go to any of the following reliable sources:
USConstitution.net (including explanation for kids and teenagers).
There is also Hillsdale College’s free online Constitution 101 video course.
Go to any of these denoted links for further examination of our most fundamental founding documents, known as the Charters of Freedom.
Other Dittoville links for the Preamble, the 7 Articles of Confederation, the Bill of Rights (Amendments 1-10) and Amendments 11-27.
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