Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.
The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.
No person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime, unless on a presentment or indictment of a Grand Jury. Nor shall any person be subject for the same offence to be twice put in jeopardy of life or limb; nor shall be compelled in any criminal case to be a witness against himself, nor be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law.
In Suits at common law, where the value in controversy shall exceed twenty dollars, the right of trial by jury shall be preserved, and no fact tried by a jury, shall be otherwise re-examined in any Court of the United States, than according to the rules of the common law.
What have you learned about the Bill’s of Rights that you didn’t already known before? Do you think these Bill’s of rights are being implemented? Do you think these Bills of Rights can be improved?
Create a middle school Bill of Rights, in which you come up with your own Amendments that you think will help improve the school.
Bill of rights picture http://government.mrdonn.org/billofrights.html 2 nd picture http://www.whatwouldthefoundersthink.com/the-bill-of- rights%E2%80%94mallet-or-shield 10 Amendment info : http://www.ratical.org/co-globalize/BillOfRights.html and http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/charters/bill_of_rights_transcript.html 1 st amendment slide: http://constitutioncenter.org/ and http://www.channelone.com/news/freedom_religion/ 2 nd Amendment: http://www.google.com/imgres?q=right+to+bear+arms&um=1&hl=en&newwindow= 1&sa=N&tbo=d&tbm=isch&tbnid=ljL2bAhPVrI_oM:&imgrefurl=http://gothamist.com /2008/06/26/supreme_court_rules_54_for_right_to.php&docid=wzEUy1IJ3OBYEM&i mgurl=http://gothamist.com/attachments/jen/2008_06_2ndamend.jpg&w=599&h=455 &ei=9k2DUPvzA46E8AT9m4C4AQ&zoom=1&iact=rc&dur=399&sig=1106694176593829 32647&page=2&tbnh=133&tbnw=178&start=23&ndsp=29&ved=1t:429,r:10,s:20,i:233&tx =95&ty=58&biw=1366&bih=624 4-10 amendment pics: http://www.proprofs.com/flashcards/cardshowall.php?title=27- amendments_3