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Toyoda Amendments Timeline

  • Religious and Political Freedoms

    Religious and Political Freedoms
    Everybody has a freedom of speech, religion, and the press. The people also have a right to assemble and petition the government.
  • Right to Bear Arms

    Right to Bear Arms
    Militaries should be maintained all people have the right to bear arms. Security of all states are necessary.
  • Quartering Troops

    Quartering Troops
    No soldier is to be quartered in any house during time of war without the consent of the owner.
  • Search and Seizure

    Search and Seizure
    The people are secure in their houses, papers and effects. The people will not be violated when unreasonable searches are ordered.
  • Rights of Accused Persons

    Rights of Accused Persons
    The people have a right to not have to answer to a capital. They can't be deprived of life, liberty, or property.
  • Right to a Speedy, Public Trial

    Right to a Speedy, Public Trial
    The accused criminal has a right to a speedy and public trial. He wll be charged in front of an impatial jury and has the right to obtain witnesses in their favor.
  • Trial by Jury in Civil Cases

    Trial by Jury in Civil Cases
    In situations of common law the right of trial will be preserved and will not be reexamined in any other court.
  • Limits of Fines and Punishment

    Limits of Fines and Punishment
    Expensive bail or fines are not required and cruel and unusual punishments are not to be inflicted.
  • Rights of People

    Rights of People
    Certabin rights are not to be construed to deny others kept by the people.
  • Powers of States and People

    Powers of States and People
    Any powers not given to the United States are given to the states or the people.
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  • Lawsuits Against States

    Lawsuits Against States
    The Judicial power of the United States will not be construed to extend to any suit of law, be prosecuted against a citizen of a different state or foreign nation. This was amended because then they could overrule the US Supreme Court's decision in Chisholm v. Georgia.
  • Election of Executives

    Election of Executives
    All electors will meet in their own state a vote by ballot for President and Vice-President. All votes will be counted by the President of the Senate.
  • Slavery Abolished

    Slavery Abolished
    Slavery or unvoluntary servitude can't exist in the United States except as a punishment. This was amended because President Abraham Lincoln and other Republicans were worried that the Emancipation Proclamation, which set slaves free in 10 Confederate states, would be seen as a war measure since the slaves were revolting. Since this was not fair to other slaves they made this amendment.
  • Civil Rights

    Civil Rights
    All people born in the US are citizens. no state can deprive a person of life, liberty, or property. Representatives will be apportioned among the states according to to their population.
  • Right to Vote

    Right to Vote
    Voting in the United States can't be denied on account of race or color.
  • Income Tax

    Income Tax
    The Congress has power to lay and collect taxes on incomes, from whatever source, without consideration of enumeration.
  • Direct Election of Senators

    Direct Election of Senators
    The Senate will consist of 2 people from each state, elected by the people, for 6 years. Any vaccancies may be filled from a vote from the state.
  • Prohibition

    The importation, manufacture of, or sale of intoxicating liquors are prohibited. This was amended because of health problems and that drunkenness was a punishable crime.
  • Woman Suffrage

    Woman Suffrage
    Citizens are not denied the right to vote on the account of tbeir gender.
  • "Lame Duck" Sessions

    "Lame Duck" Sessions
    The terms of the President and Vice President will end at noon on January 20th. If the President elect has died then the Vice President elect will take over office.
  • Repeal of Prohibition

    Repeal of Prohibition
    Eighteenth article "Prohibition" is repealed. The transportation of intoxicating liquors in any other territory in violation of law is still prohibited. This was amended because crime rates went up because of gangsters and black markets that sold alcohol.
  • Limit on Presidential Terms

    Limit on Presidential Terms
    No person can be elected president for over 2 terms. No person who has held office for over 2 years and who has been replaced can't be elected again.
  • Voting in District of Columbia

    Voting in District of Columbia
    Congress may direct a number of electors. Electors meet in the distict and perform their duties.
  • Abolition of Poll Taxes

    Abolition of Poll Taxes
    The right of the citizens to vote in any primary election for President or Vice President.
  • Presidential Disability, Succession

    Presidential Disability, Succession
    Removal, death, or resignation of the president will lead to the Vice President taking over. The President can appoint a new Vice President if there is a vacancy. The President may be voted out of office until a declaration of an ability to carry on is written. This was amended because there was no system of what would take place if the president resigned or died.
  • 18 year old Vote

    18 year old Vote
    All citizens the age of eighteen or older can't be denied the right to vote.
  • Congressional Pay

    Congressional Pay
    No law will take effect unless an election of Representatives has intervened.