Next Word Game: Amendments 11 - 27 of the U. S. Constitution

Each time the text stops it will be up to you to pick the next word in a sentence from one of the amendments to the United States Constitution. You win when you make it to the end of the sentence.

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From the 13th Amendment, ratified in 1865, the first of 3 post-Civil War Reconstruction Amendments* Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction.** From the 14th Amendment, ratified in 1868, the second of 3 post-Civil War Reconstruction Amendments*All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside.** From the 15th Amendment, ratified in 1870, the last of the 3 Reconstruction Amendments added after the Civil War* The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude.** From the 16th Amendment, ratified in 1913, which removed previous income tax limitations*The Congress shall have power to lay and collect taxes on incomes, from whatever source derived, without apportionment among the several States, and without regard to any census or enumeration.** From the 17th Amendment, ratified in 1913 (election of Senators was originally by state legislatures)*The Senate of the United States shall be composed of two Senators from each State, elected by the people thereof, for six years; and each Senator shall have one vote.** From the 18th Amendment (Prohibition), ratified in 1919 and repealed by the 21st amendment in 1933*After one year from the ratification of this article the manufacture, sale, or transportation of intoxicating liquors within, the importation thereof into, or the exportation thereof from the United States and all territory subject to the jurisdiction thereof for beverage purposes is hereby prohibited.** From the 19th Amendment, ratified in 1920 in response to the women's suffrage movement*The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex.** From the 22nd Amendment, ratified in 1951, after FDR was elected to a 4th term in 1944*No person shall be elected to the office of the President more than twice, and no person who has held the office of President, or acted as President, for more than two years of a term to which some other person was elected President shall be elected to the office of the President more than once.** From the 24th Amendment, ratified in 1964*The right of citizens of the United States to vote in any primary or other election for President or Vice President, for electors for President or Vice President, or for Senator or Representative in Congress, shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or any State by reason of failure to pay any poll tax or other tax.** Section 1 of the 25th Amendment, ratified in 1967*In case of the removal of the President from office or of his death or resignation, the Vice President shall become President.** Section 2 of the 25th Amendment, ratified in 1967*Whenever there is a vacancy in the office of the Vice President, the President shall nominate a Vice President who shall take office upon confirmation by a majority vote of both Houses of Congress.** From the 26th Amendment, ratified in 1971 in response to the student activism movement of the 1960s*The right of citizens of the United States, who are eighteen years of age or older, to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of age.** From the 27th Amendment, proposed in 1789 and not ratified until 1971*No law, varying the compensation for the services of the Senators and Representatives, shall take effect, until an election of Representatives shall have intervened.