Lawsuits Against States
a state can't be sued by citizens from another state or foreign country.
made rules for the Electoral College and explained how the president and vice president were to be elected.
End of Slavery
slavery was no longer legal in tyne U.S. or any land that belonged to the U.S.
Due Process and rights of citizens
all people born in the U.S. are citizens. Gave citizenship to African Americans and Native Americans. Rights of citizen scant be taken away by the states. States must give equal protection under the law and due process.
Right of blacks to vote
people (men) Have the right to vote no matter what race or color.
congress can collect tax on income.
Election of the Senators
changed the way that Senators were elected. People of the state would vote directly for senators.
Prohibition of liquor
made all alcoholic drinks illegal and the selling, making, importing, and exporting of liquor illegal.
Right of women to vote
women have the right to vote.
Beginning and ending dates for elected officials
the terms of the president and vice president end on January 20. The terms of Congress end at noon on January 3. New Congress meets January 3 at noon.
Repeal of prohibition
amendment 18 repealed.
president limited to 2 terms
no one can be elected to be president more than twice.
voting in Washington, D.C.
people living in Washington, D.C. can vote for the president and vice president. Washington, D.C. can have Electoral College votes.
End of poll taxes
people can't be charged a poll tax or any other tax to vote.
if the president dies, the vice president becomes president. If the office of vice president becomes empty, the president nominates someone to become vice president. That person must be approved by a majority of both houses of Congress.
voting at age 18
voting age of all electors was lowered from 21 to 18.
salary increases for members of congress can't go into effect until after the next congressional election.