Evans timeline

  • Amendment 1

    Amendment 1
    The Congress can’t support any one religion. They can’t take away freedom of speech and press. Lastly they can’t stop anyone from practicing a certain religion.
  • amendment 2

    amendment 2
    You can have a gun. You can use it for protection. You cannot be infringed for using your gun.
  • amendment 3

    amendment 3
    Soldiers can’t live in your house. They need you’re ok to stay at your house. Even if it is during war.
  • amendment 4

    amendment 4
    The right that allows people to secure the possessions. They can do this under unreasonable accusations, in which case it is violation of privacy. If the accusation is reasonable and fair then there can be a search a seize of personal things.
  • amendment 5

    amendment 5
    Nobody can be accused of a crime unless on a presentment or indictment of a grand jury. The only time that they can be accused without a grand jury is if includes cases arising in land or any form of army. Also no person can be accused of an offence twice in jeopardy of life or limb.
  • amendment 6

    amendment 6
    If you have to go to a trial you have the right to a speedy trial. You can’t be kept in jail forever, you can demand a trial. You have the same procedure for a witness as anyone else does. You like anyone else have the right to a lawyer no matter the crime.
  • amendment 7

    amendment 7
    In a trial if the value in controversy is higher than $20 then the right of the trial will be preserved. Also no fact tried by the just will be reexamined in any court in the United States.
  • amendment 8

    amendment 8
    You won’t have to pay a hefty bail to return from a trial. You won’t have to get cruel or unusual punishments. And you won’t have any fines imposed to you.
  • amendment 9

    amendment 9
    People have more rights that are listing in the Constitution.
  • amendment 10

    amendment 10
    Everything power or right not given to the Federal Government is given to the States of the U.S.
  • amendment 11

    amendment 11
    The Judicial branch can’t use their power to extend any suits in law or equity, against a U.S. citizen of another state or by someone of a foreign state
  • amendment 12

    amendment 12
    The electors will meet up in their own states and vote for a ballot for the president and the vice president
  • amendment 13

    amendment 13
    Slavery or servitude will not be prohibited in the United States unless as a punishment for a crime. The power to enforce this law will go to Congress.
    This amendment was created because President Lincoln and the Republicans were afraid that if they had the executive branch enforce a law to end slavery that it would start rebellion so they believed that an amendment would be more concrete.
  • amendment 14

    amendment 14
    No state can make enforce any law taking away any privileges of any person born in the U.S. nor shall they deprive anyone of life, liberty, or poverty without the due process of law. A representative in Congress, an executive or judicial officer, a legislature, or a citizen of the U.S. that is not involved in rebellion or crime has the right to vote for president and vice president. No person who holds office civil or military under the U.S. who has recently taken an oath to support the Constitu
  • amendment 15

    amendment 15
    All citizens of the United States have the right to vote in elections no matter race, color, etc. and Congress will have the power to enforce this.
  • amendment 16

    amendment 16
    Congress has the power to collect tax incomes. Congress will have the power to lay tax incomes.
    This amendment was created to balance and define the amount of income tax each person or entity should pay the government. This way it is directly in relation to the amount a person is paid. The less you own the less you pay.
  • amendment 17

    amendment 17
    The Senate of the U.S. will consist of two Senators that the people will vote for and they will each serve for six years. If any states representation in the Senate is filled with vacancies then that state has the right to issue writs of election of fill the vacancies.
  • amendment 18

    amendment 18
    Transportation of intoxicating liquor from the United States to any territories subjected to jurisdiction is prohibited.
  • amendment 19

    amendment 19
    The right to vote no matter what sex (man or woman) in the United States shall not be taken away from them. The power to enforce this law will go to Congress.
    This amendment was created because of the woman suffrage association and they wanted women to have the right to vote so they started campaigning. President Wilson was eager to get a bill passed that gave women the right to vote, this bill had been lost twice before, and the bill passed the third time.
  • amendment 20

    amendment 20
    The president and vice presidents terms will end on the 20th of January and the Senators and Representatives terms will end on the 3rd of January unless this is ratified. Congress has to have one meeting every year on the 3rd of January unless a different day is chosen by law. If the elected president is to die on his term until further notice the vice president will take his place, and the other vice president elect and the other president elect shall do nothing until Congress by law makes a de
  • amendment 21

    amendment 21
    The 18th article in the Constitution is repealed. Any exports or imports of liquors into any state of the U.S. are prohibited.
  • amendment 22

    amendment 22
    No president can hold their office for more than two terms. No person who has been as president can run again if they lost their reelection.
    This amendment was created because Congress wanted to limit the president’s term because they didn’t want the president to become a dictator.
  • amendment 23

    amendment 23
    All people and citizens of the Columbian district have the power to vote for the electors for president and vice president of the United States.
    This amendment was created because the Columbian district had a bigger population than the other states and this amendment makes it so that the Columbian district only has three electoral votes in president elections.
  • amendment 24

    amendment 24
    The right of the citizens of the United State to vote for any form of office will not be denied because of failure to pay or to pay tax.
  • amendment 25

    amendment 25
    If the president dies or is removed from office then the vice president will become president. If there is ever a vacancy in the office then the president and the vice president will nominate a vice president and they will go into office with a majority vote from both houses of Congress. If the president is ever transmitted to the Senate and the speaker of the house has written he can’t discharge his powers then the vice president is an acting president.
  • amendment 26

    amendment 26
    Any citizen of the United States 18 years or older has the right to vote and no state can take that right away. The power to enforce this will go to Congress.
  • amendment 27

    amendment 27
    No law talking about services of Senators or Representatives can be put in action until an election of Representatives has been intervened.