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Title: The Bill Of Rights


1
The Bill Of Rights
  • The first 10 amendments to the Constitution

2
The 1st Amendment
  • Freedom of
  • Religion
  • Assembly
  • Press
  • Petition
  • Speech

3
2nd Amendment
  • The right to bear arms

4
3rd Amendment
  • No quartering of troops in private homes during
    peacetime

5
4th Amendment
  • No searches or seizures of property without a
    valid warrant describing the place to be searched
    and the object to be seized.

6
5th Amendment
  • Must be indicted (grand jury) - formally accused
    of a crime
  • No double jeopardy- cannot be tried
  • twice for the same crime

7
5th Amendment
You do not have to testify against your self.
I pled the 5th!
  • Cannot be forced to incriminate yourself (give
    evidence that will point to your guilt).

8
6th Amendment
  • Right to a fair and speedy trial
  • Told the charges against themselves
  • Impartial jury
  • Trial held in district of crime

9
6th Amendment
  • Confront witnesses against themselves
  • Subpoena witnesses for themselves
  • Have an attorney

10
7th Amendment
  • The right to have a jury in a civil trial

11
8th Amendment
  • Bail and/or punishment cannot be cruel or unusual

12
Silent 9th Amendment
The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain
rights, shall not be construed to deny or
disparage others retained by the people.
  • Any individual right not protected in the Bill of
    rights are protected here in the 9th amendment

RIGHTS
13
10th Amendment
  • All power not delegated (given) to the Federal
    government is reserved (saved) for the state
    governments.

14
  • CIVIL WAR AMENDMENTS

15
Civil War Amendments
  • 13th amendment-
  • Former slaves are now free
  • No slavery allowed in the U.S. and territories

16
Civil War Amendments
  • 14th Amendment
  • All former slaves are citizens
  • All born or naturalized citizens are entitled to
    due process of law

17
Civil War Amendments
  • 15th Amendment
  • All males 21 years or older are eligible to vote
    regardless of former conditions of servitude,
    race, or creed.
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