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8th Bill of Rights

8th grade SS bill of rights (Gov. Test)

What are the 3 parts of the Constitution 1. Preamble 2. 7 articles- govt. structure 3. Amendments- changes
Why was there a need for the Bill of Rights There was an argument between federalists and anti-federalists at the Constitutional Convention
What are the 5 basic freedoms under the 1st amendment 1.Freedom of speech (limited by slander) 2.Freedom of press (limited by libel) 3.Freedom of religion 4.Freedom to assemble (peacefully) 5. Right to petition
What is the second amendment Right to bear arms
What is the 3rd amendment No quartering troops in home
Why was the 3rd amendment included Because of the Quartering Act during the Revolutionary War
What is the 4th amendment No unreasonable search and seizures
What does the 5th amendment deal with Our legal rights
What are 2 of the 5 legal rights covered in the 5th amendment 1.Right to a trial by jury 2.Double jeopardy- can't be tried for the same crime twice
What does the 6th amendment deal with Criminal trial rights
What rights are included in the 6th amendment 1.Right to a speedy trial 2.Right to a public trial 3.Right to an impartial jury hearing
What does the 7th amendment deal with Our civil trial rights
What does the 8th amendment deal with Our bail and punishment right
What are our bail and punishment rights in the 8th amendment 1.No excessive bails or fines 2.No cruel or unusual punishment
What does the 9th amendment do It covers right that aren't specifically written due to our founding fathers not knowing what the future would hold
What does the 10th amendment do Power is reserved to the states- any powers not given to the national govt. in the constitution are reserved to the states (people)
If there was a conflict between national and state govt. which govt. would win National
What responsibilities do citizens have 1.Pay taxes 2.Volunteer in communities 3.Vote 4.Serve on juries
What are the 3 qualifications to vote in GA 1.US citizen 2.18 years old 3.Legal resident of GA and the county they're voting in
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