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WGU IOC4 Module 14a

The Bill of Rights

Protection from unreasonable search and seizure Fourth Amendment
Prohibition of excessive bail and cruel and unusual punishment. Eighth Amendment
Protection from quartering of troops. Third Amendment
Establishment Clause, Free Exercise Clause; freedom of speech, of the press, and of assembly; right to petition. First Amendment
due process, double jeopardy, self-incrimination, eminent domain. Fifth Amendment
Powers of states and people. Tenth Amendment
Protection of rights not specifically enumerated in the Bill of Rights. Ninth Amendment
Civil trial by jury. Seventh Amendment
Trial by jury and rights of the accused; Confrontation Clause, speedy trial, public trial, right to counsel Sixth Amendment
Right to keep and bear arms. Second Amendment
The author of the Bill of Rights James Madison
Had reservations about the Bill of Rights. He felt that it might limit unspoken rights. Alexander Hamilton
Wrote the Virginia Bill of Rights which became a foundation for the Federal Bill of Rights. George Mason
Known for a stance proposing that all men were free and equal in nature and that natural rights were inherent to all individuals. His coments were used in presenting the Bill of Rights to the First Congress. John Locke
Created by: MicahS