Presentation on theme: "(First Ten Amendments) 1KD4E0."— Presentation transcript:
(First Ten Amendments) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tlt6R 1KD4E0
Written by James Madison Originally consisted of 12 amendments but only 10 of them were ratified by the states in 1791. One amendment that didn’t make it was one dealing with the number of representatives and the other had to do with representatives adjusting their pay (27 th Amendment).
Freedom of Speech, Religion, Press, and Petition
Look at Amendments 2 and 3 in the Bill of Rights. Why do you think these two amendments were put in the Bill of Rights? Do you think they would still be in there if the Bill of Rights was written today? How did Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. use the rights and freedoms found in the Bill of Rights to help segregation?