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1 The Bill of Rights

2 Objectives Students will be able to identify protections of the Bill of Rights. Students will be able to evaluate the importance of different provisions of the Bill of Rights. Students will be able to analyze the reasons that the framers developed the protections of the Bill of Rights.

3 Bill of Rights 1. What five rights are protected by the First Amendment? 2. By what amendment are property rights protected? 3. Where can one find protections against excessive bail? 4. How much money has to be at stake for a federal civil trial to require a jury? 5. Where can one find the right to trial by jury in a criminal trial? 6. Where can one find protections against the quartering of troops? 7. What does the ninth amendment protect? 8. Whose rights are protected by the 10th amendment? 9. What are three rights that a person has if he is accused of a crime? 10. Which amendment protects a person from testifying against himself in court?

4 The First Amendment The First Amendment has Five parts!
Religion (From and Of) Speech Press Petition Assembly

5 The Five Freedoms of the First Amendment

6 The Second Amendment Two Bare Arms!

7 Second Amendment Protections
The Second Amendment Protects the right to bear arms, for a well regulated citizen military.

8 The Third Amendment Ching! Ching! Ching! I hear three QUARTERS!

9 Third Amendment Protections
The Third Amendment prevents the government from keeping troops in your house.

10 The Fourth Amendment prohibits unreasonable Search and Seizure!

11 Fourth Amendment Protections
The Fourth Amendment says that police officers have to have either a WARRANT or PROBABLE CAUSE before they can look for or take evidence from a person or a place.

12 The Fifth Amendment I Plead the Fifth!

13 Fifth Amendment Protections

14 Fifth Amendment Protection
You have to be accused of a crime by a grand jury of peers. You can’t be tried twice for the same crime. You don’t have to testify against yourself. If the government is going to put you in jail or take your things, they have to give you a trial and follow steps. The government can’t take your private property for government use unless they pay you for it.

15 The Sixth Amendment Right to a SPEEDY trial!

16 Protections of the Sixth Amendment
Your trial has to be SPEEDY and PUBLIC. You must be tried in the state where the crime was committed. You have to be informed of your charges. You have the right to confront the people who have accused you. You have the right to have people on your side in court. You have the right to a lawyer

17 The Seventh Amendment You might have seven people on a … JURY!

18 Seventh Amendment Protections
You have the right to a jury in a civil lawsuit. This is a case in which a person or state sues you over money.

19 The Eighth Amendment Behind the Eight Ball! (or you can’t hang the fat man!)

20 Eighth Amendment Protections
The government cannot charge you huge amounts of money for minor crimes. The government cannot punish you in ways that are cruel or unusual. Basically, the punishment has to fit the crime.

21 Nine Happy Nights, Unenumerated Rights!
The Ninth Amendment Nine Happy Nights, Unenumerated Rights!

22 Ninth Amendment Protections
James Madison thought that it was impossible to make a list of ALL of the rights that people have, so he added this amendment that says that the fact that some rights aren’t written down, like privacy, does not mean you don’t have them.

23 The Tenth Amendment 10 x 5 = 50 States Rights!

24 Tenth Amendment Protections
The states get to hold any power not expressly spelled on in the Constitution for the national government. That means states make their own laws about policing, traffic, marriage, etc.

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