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The Bill Of Rights

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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
  • Press
  • Assembly
  • Speech
  • Petition

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
  • Cannot be forced to incriminate yourself. (give
    evidence that will point to your guilt)

8
5th Amendment
  • Military will have their own trials

9
5th Amendment
  • Eminent Domain-Must be paid a fair amount for
    property taken for use by the government

10
6th Amendment
  • Right to a fair and speedy trial
  • Told the charges against themselves
  • Impartial jury
  • Trial held in district of crime

11
6th Amendment
  • Confront witnesses against themselves
  • Subpoena witnesses for themselves
  • Have an attorney

12
7th Amendment
  • The right to have a jury in a civil trial

13
8th Amendment
  • Bail and/or punishment cannot be cruel or unusual

14
9th Amendment
  • The first eight amendments to the Constitution
    are not the only rights that the people have.
    There are many rights that are not listed

RIGHTS
15
10th Amendment
  • All power not delegated (given) to the Federal
    government is reserved (saved) for the state
    governments

16
  • CIVIL WAR AMENDMENTS

17
Civil War Amendments
  • 13th amendment-
  • Former slaves are now free
  • No slavery allowed in the U.S. and territories

18
Civil War Amendments
  • 14th Amendment
  • All former slaves are citizens
  • All born or naturalized citizens are entitled to
    due process of law

19
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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