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Bill of Rights the first 10 amendments. First Amendment -Freedom of Speech, -Press, -Religion, -Assembly, -and to petition the government.

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1 Bill of Rights the first 10 amendments

2 First Amendment -Freedom of Speech, -Press, -Religion, -Assembly, -and to petition the government

3 Second Amendment -Right to keep and bear arms (own a gun)

4 Third Amendment -Lodging Troops in Private Homes Protection from quartering of troops

5 Fourth Amendment Protection from unreasonable search and seizure

6 Fifth Amendment -Rights of the Accused Those accused of a crime… are entitled to due process (a fair trial), can’t be tried twice (double jeopardy), can avoid self-incrimination (testifying against yourself)

7 Sixth Amendment Right to a ……………………. lawyer (counsel), & witnessesspeedy trial by jury,

8 Seventh Amendment -Jury trials in civil cases (lawsuits)

9 Eighth Amendment Prohibition of excessive bail, as well as cruel and unusual punishment

10 Ninth Amendment -Powers reserved to the people Protection of peoples rights not specifically listed in the Bill of Rights

11 Tenth Amendment -Powers reserved to the states


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