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1.07 Evaluate the extent to which the Bill of Rights extended the Constitution.

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1 1.07 Evaluate the extent to which the Bill of Rights extended the Constitution

2 Bill of Rights guarantees personal liberties protects the people from the power of the central (federal) government, guarantees powers of the people the 14 th Amendment applies these liberties to the citizens of the states, the Bill of Rights originally did not limit the power of the states

3 Bill of Rights 1 st Amendment, RAPPS –Freedoms of Religion, Assembly, Petition, Press, and Speech (expression) –Religion = free exercise clause and establishment clause Free Exercise Clause – persons may participate in their own religions Establishment Clause – government may not organize a state religion or make a law that establishes a religion

4 Bill of Rights 2 nd Amendment –Right to bear arms 3 rd Amendment –No government ordered quartering of soldiers except in time of war 4 th Amendment –No search and seizure without probable cause or a warrant. 5 th Amendment –Guarantees due process (fair trial) –Eminent Domain (private property can be taken for public use) –Forbids double jeopardy (being tried for the same crime twice) –Forbids self incrimination (being forced to testify against yourself)

5 Bill of Rights 6 th Amendment –Right to a speedy trial with an attorney and jury 7 th Amendment –Civil trial with a jury is guaranteed 8 th Amendment –No cruel or unusual punishment –No excessive bail or fines

6 Bill of Rights 9 th Amendment –Explains the powers reserved to the people 10 th Amendment –Powers reserved to the states –Powers not delegated to the US by the Constitution of 1787 are reserved to the states


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