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BillOfRights - 5th grade

Amendment 1 Congress cannot pass laws to limit freedom of religion, speech, free press or right of people to get together in groups, or the right of people to ask the government to correct things they don't like
Amendment 2 The government cannot stop citizens from keeping guns because the military is necessary to keep peace.
Amendment 3 No soldiers can be kept in people's homes in time of peace, without the permission of the owner; if in time of war, certain laws have to be followed.
Amendment 4 Citizens have right to be safe in their home, their belongings, and themselves against unreasonable search and seizure. If government wants to search anything, they must have a search warrant which says what they are looking for and where they can search.
Amendment 5 No person can be charged with a crime unless the charges have been brought by a grand jury. A person cannot be charged with same crime twice, cannot
Amendment 6 Right to speedy and public trial by impartial jury. Accused must be informed of nature and course of accusation. Right to attorney and witnesses.
Amendment 7 If claim is less than $20, no jury trial will occur.
Amendment 8 No excessive bail or fines. No cruel or unusual punishment.
Amendment 9 Bill of Rights cannot override other laws.
Amendment 10 Powers not given to the US are kept for states.
Bill of Rights 1st 10 amendments to Constitution.
Bill of Rights major supporter James Madison
Bill of Rights - part of: Part of the compromise which resulted in passage of constitution.
Bill of Rights - protect: Amendments protect individual rights against government intrusion.
Created by: renaetelford
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