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1

19th

women have the right to vote

2

20th

president takes office on 12 noon on January 20th
house and senate begin jan 3rd
if president dies before office the Vice President takes over until a new one is elected

3

21st

takes away the 18th amendment
makes alc legal

4

22nd

a president can only serve two terms
if a vice president takes over in the second half of a Presidents term, he/she can still run for two more terms

5

23rd

the District of Columbia can have the same amount of Presidential electoral votes as the smallest state
today, Washington, DC has 3 electoral votes

6

24th

outlaws all poll taxes or any other forms of tax in order to vote

7

25th amendment

- if the president dies or is removed from office, the Vice President takes over as president
-if the Vice President leave office, the president can select a new VP, but congress has to approve
-If the president is not able to hold office for a short time, he/she must write a letter to congress stating that fact
-to get their power back, they must write another letter to congress
-if the president is not mentally capable of holding office, he/she may be removed by the Vice President and the sitting cabinet

8

26th amendment

the voting age is lowered to 18
Vietnam war

9

27th amendment

when congress passes a pay raise, it doesnt come into effect until the next Congressional sessions