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Objective: To analyze the freedoms guaranteed in the Bill of Rights. United States Bill of Rights currently housed in the National Archives.

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1 Objective: To analyze the freedoms guaranteed in the Bill of Rights. United States Bill of Rights currently housed in the National Archives.

2 The Bill of Rights 1 st Amendment: freedom of speech In 1965, 13-year old Mary Beth Tinker and her 15-year old brother John wore black armbands to school in Des Moines, Iowa. They wanted to show their mourning for people killed in the Vietnam War and their support for a truce at Christmas. Mary Beth, an eighth grade student at Harding Jr. High School was promptly suspended by her principal, who said no black armbands would be allowed.

3 The Bill of Rights 1 st Amendment: freedom of religion Demonstration, Philadelphia, 1983

4 The Bill of Rights 1 st Amendment: freedom of the press "Our citizens may be deceived for awhile, and have been deceived; but as long as the presses can be protected, we may trust to them for light."--Thomas Jefferson to Archibald Stuart “…were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers or newspapers without a government, I should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter…” --Thomas Jefferson to Edward Carrington, Quotations: Thomas Jefferson on the Freedom of the Press

5 The Bill of Rights 1 st Amendment: freedom of assembly Handbill advertising a rally of Klansmen in Wichita, Kansas.

6 The Bill of Rights 1 st Amendment: freedom of petition

7 2 nd Amendment: The Bill of Rights right to bear arms

8 2 nd Amendment: The Bill of Rights right to bear arms Image courtesy of Scott Bieser and scottbieser.com scottbieser.com

9 3 rd Amendment: The Bill of Rights quartering of soldiers Image courtesy of Linda Causey and aperfectworld.org aperfectworld.org

10 4 th Amendment: The Bill of Rights protection against unreasonable searches and seizures Image courtesy of Stu’s Law CartoonsStu’s Law Cartoons

11 4 th Amendment: The Bill of Rights protection against unreasonable searches and seizures Image courtesy of the Hearst Corporation and the Seattle Post-Intelligencer.Hearst CorporationSeattle Post-Intelligencer

12 4 th Amendment: The Bill of Rights protection against unreasonable searches and seizures Image courtesy of Cox & ForkumCox & Forkum

13 5th Amendment: The Bill of Rights protection from self-incrimination Image courtesy of Stu’s Law CartoonsStu’s Law Cartoons

14 5th Amendment: The Bill of Rights protection from “double jeopardy”

15 5th Amendment: The Bill of Rights protection from uncompensated eminent domain Image courtesy of Mike Keefe, The Denver Post & InToon.comMike KeefeThe Denver Post InToon.com

16 5th Amendment: The Bill of Rights must be indicted by a grand jury Image courtesy of Stu’s Law CartoonsStu’s Law Cartoons

17 6 th Amendment: The Bill of Rights right to a speedy trial by jury Image courtesy of T. McCracken and McHumor.com McHumor.com

18 6 th Amendment: The Bill of Rights right to an attorney Miranda v. Arizona (1966)

19 7 th Amendment: The Bill of Rights right to a trial by jury in civil cases (a lawsuit between two people rather than between you and the government) Image courtesy of T. McCracken and McHumor.com McHumor.com

20 8 th Amendment: The Bill of Rights protection from cruel or unusual punishment Image courtesy of Mike Keefe, The Denver Post & InToon.comMike KeefeThe Denver Post InToon.com

21 8 th Amendment: The Bill of Rights protection from excessive bail or fines Image courtesy of Stu’s Law CartoonsStu’s Law Cartoons

22 9 th Amendment: The Bill of Rights rights not specifically mentioned in the Constitution cannot be denied to the people “The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people.”

23 10 th Amendment: The Bill of Rights All powers not given to the federal government should be left up to the states or to the people. Let’s Review: Rhythm, Rhyme, and Results - Bill of Rights Rap (2:21)Bill of Rights Rap (2:21) Smart Songs - Bill of Rights Rap (3:38)Bill of Rights Rap (3:38)


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