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Learning Log 9-20 Copy these notes Bill of Rights Amendments 1-5 Amendment 1: freedom of speech, religion, press, and assembly, and the right to petition.

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1 Learning Log 9-20 Copy these notes Bill of Rights Amendments 1-5 Amendment 1: freedom of speech, religion, press, and assembly, and the right to petition the government. Amendment 2: guarantees the right to bear arms Amendment 3: guarantees soldiers cannot be quartered in any house Amendment 4: protects people from unreasonable searches and seizures Amendment 5: guarantees the right to a fair trial (due process), no one can be charged twice for the same crime (double jeopardy), people cannot be forced to incriminate themselves (tell on themselves) Place your signed progress report in the turn in box under the flag Place hard copy homework in the turn in box under the flag

2 Class Business Period 1 schedules Homework- firefox Period 4 Learning Logs MIA Progress reports- due back signed Hardcopy homework due Did we talk about the Bill of Rights?

3 Bill Of Rights The first ten amendments to the Constitution of the United States are called The Bill of Rights. An amendment means a change. These ten amendments protect individual freedoms by describing rights the U.S. government cannot take away from the people.

4 The Bill of Rights The First Amendment guarantees freedom of speech, religion, press, and assembly, and the right to petition the government.

5 The Bill of Rights The Second Amendment guarantees the right to bear arms.

6 The Bill of Rights The Third Amendment guarantees soldiers cannot be quartered in any house. Quartered means to occupy. U.S. soldiers cannot stay in your house without your permission.

7 The Bill of Rights The Fourth Amendment protects people from unreasonable searches and seizures.

8 The Bill of Rights The Fifth Amendment guarantees each person the right to a fair trail (due process), no one can be charged twice for the same crime (double jeopardy), people in the U.S. cannot be forced to incriminate themselves (tell on themselves), and people in the U.S. cannot have their property taken by the government without payment (eminent domain).

9 The Bill of Rights The Sixth Amendment guarantees a person certain rights when they are charged with a crime. This is called due process. The sixth amendment guarantees things like the right to a public and speedy trial, a fair jury, cross examination of witnesses, and an attorney.

10 The Bill of Rights The Seventh Amendment guarantees the right to a jury in a civil proceeding.

11 The Bill of Rights The Eighth Amendment protects against excessive bail, excessive fines, and cruel and unusual punishment.

12 The Bill of Rights The Ninth Amendment reserves other rights to the people. It basically says the U.S. Constitution cannot be used to deny people rights.

13 The Bill of Rights The Tenth Amendment reserves States Rights. It says powers not defined by the U.S. Constitution or forbidden by it become powers of the states.

14 The Bill of Rights- Activity Get into 6 groups. Review the Bill of Rights class set List the 6 most important rights to you with # 1 being the most important

15 The Bill of Rights- Activity Your job is to convince the class they should vote on the amendment you choose Work as a group to write a persuasive speech one of your group members will give to the class. You will have 15 minutes to develop your speech.

16 The Bill of Rights- Activity Each group will have 2 minutes to present and each other group will have 30 seconds to respond. Each person in the room will vote- confidential


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