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2 B. The First Ten Amendments “Banner.” graphic. MrDonn.org. 23 Dec

3 XIII. The Bill of Rights - Amendments 1-10 A.The writers of the Constitution did not think it was necessary to list the individual rights of the people. 1.Most state constitutions contained a list of rights. 2. Several states would ratify the Constitution only if a bill of rights was added.

4 1. Amendment 1 - Religious & Political Freedoms a. Freedom of religious worship, no state religion Religious Symbols.” art. Wikipedia Commons. 11 Sept Dec Christianity Islam Judaism Buddhism Taoism

5 1. Amendment 1 - Religious & Political Freedoms b. Freedom of speech c. Freedom of the press “Newspaper.” art. Colorado State University. 12 June Dec

6 1. Amendment 1 - Religious & Political Freedoms d. Right to assemble e. Right to petition the government Zina, Dina. “Protestors.” photo. Washblog. 21 March Dec

7 2. Amendment 2 - Right to Bear Arms “Duck hunters.” photo. SC Dept. of Natural Resources. 5 Dec Dec

8 3. Amendment 3 - Quartering of Soldiers a. In peace, no soldier shall live in another person’s house unless that person allows it “Barracks, soldiers.” graphics. Clipart.com. 22 Dec

9 4. Amendment 4 - Search & Seizure a. Authorities must obtain a search warrant before searches or seizure of a person’s property can take place b. This guarantees a person’s right to privacy “Warrant.” cartoon. Dallas.org. 22 Dec

10 5. Amendment 5 - Rights of the Accused a. A person accused of a serious crime must be indicted by a grand jury b. A person cannot be tried for the same crime twice by the same government (double jeopardy) “Jury.” graphic. Clipart.com. 23 Dec

11 5. Amendment 5 - Rights of the Accused c. A person does not have to testify against himself/herself d. The federal government cannot take away a person’s life, freedom, or property without due process of law “Arrest.” graphic. Clipart.com. 23 Dec

12 5. Amendment 5 - Rights of the Accused e. The government cannot take private property without paying a fair price “House.” graphic. Clipart.com. 23 Dec

13 6. Amendment 6 - Additional Rights in Court a. Trials must be speedy and public b. The accused has the right to a trial by jury “Jury.” graphic. Clipart.com. 22 Dec

14 6. Amendment 6 - Additional Rights in Court c. Accused must be told of all charges against him/her d. Right to call witnesses “Witness.” graphic. Clipart.com. 22 Dec

15 6. Amendment 6 - Additional Rights in Court e. Right to a lawyer “Lawyer.” graphic. Clipart.com. 22 Dec

16 7. Amendment 7 - Right to a Trial by Jury in Federal Civil Cases “Jury.” cartoon. Concurringopinioins.com. 4 Nov Dec

17 8. Amendment 8 - Bail and Punishment a. No excessive bail or fines “Punishment.” graphic. Clipart.com. 22 Dec b. No cruel or unusual punishment

18 9. Amendment 9 - Rights of the People a. People have many rights; some are listed in the Constitution, some are not. b. People remain the source of power in the U.S. You have the right to a k-12 education. People have the right to look for a job. “Help wanted” and “student.” graphics. Clipart.com. 23 Dec

19 10. Amendment 10 - Rights of the States and the People a. All powers not given to the United States by the Constitution are given to the people or the states. States set speed limits and laws concerning marriage. “Speed Limit” and “Couple”. Graphics. Clipart.com. 23 Dec


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