Constitutional issues presentation/Briefing outline cover slide



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CONSTITUTIONAL ISSUES Presentation/Briefing OUTLINE

1. COVER SLIDE: What Constitutional Amendment (Article) is your briefing on?

2. DESCRIPTION: Describe (verbatim) the description of the Amendment (copy & paste).

3. WHY? Why did the Founding Fathers (or the American public) want/desire this Constitutional Amendment?

4. CURRENT ISSUES: What are the current (today) issues with your Constitutional Amendment?

- Briefly describe why (reason) anyone (who) has “issues” with this Amendment.



- Briefly discuss your opinion or viewpoint on the/these issues.

5. The 27 Amendments to the U.S. Constitution:

    • Amendment 1 - Freedom of Religion, Press, Expression

    • Amendment 2 - Right to Bear Arms

    • Amendment 3 - Quartering of Soldiers

    • Amendment 4 - Search and Seizure

    • Amendment 5 - Trial and Punishment, Compensation for Takings

    • Amendment 6 - Right to Speedy Trial, Confrontation of Witnesses

    • Amendment 7 - Trial by Jury in Civil Cases

    • Amendment 8 - Cruel and Unusual Punishment

    • Amendment 9 - Construction of Constitution

    • Amendment 10 - Powers of the States and People

    • Amendment 11 - Judicial Limits

    • Amendment 12 - Choosing the President, Vice President

    • Amendment 13 - Slavery Abolished

    • Amendment 14 - Citizenship Rights

    • Amendment 15 - Race No Bar to Vote

    • Amendment 16 - Status of Income Tax Clarified

    • Amendment 17 - Senators Elected by Popular Vote

    • Amendment 18 - Liquor Abolished

    • Amendment 19 - Women's Suffrage

    • Amendment 20 - Presidential, Congressional Terms

    • Amendment 21 - Amendment 18 Repealed

    • Amendment 22 - Presidential Term Limits

    • Amendment 23 - Presidential Vote for District of Columbia

    • Amendment 24 - Poll Taxes Barred

    • Amendment 25 - Presidential Disability and Succession

    • Amendment 26 - Voting Age Set to 18 Years

    • Amendment 27 - Limiting Changes to Congressional Pay



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