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Bill of Rights the first 10 amendments
First Amendment -Freedom of Speech, -Press, -Religion, -Assembly,
-and to petition the government
Second Amendment -Right to keep and bear arms (own a gun)
-Lodging Troops in Private Homes
Third Amendment -Lodging Troops in Private Homes Protection from quartering of troops
Fourth Amendment Protection from unreasonable search and seizure
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)
Sixth Amendment speedy trial by jury, lawyer (counsel), & witnesses
Right to a ……………………. speedy trial by jury, lawyer (counsel), & witnesses
Seventh Amendment -Jury trials in civil cases (lawsuits)
Eighth Amendment Prohibition of excessive bail, as well as cruel and unusual punishment
-Powers reserved to the people
Ninth Amendment -Powers reserved to the people Protection of peoples rights not specifically listed in the Bill of Rights
-Powers reserved to the states
Tenth Amendment -Powers reserved to the states
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