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Bill of Rights

Amendments 1 to 10

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Name the freedoms protected in the 1st Amendment. Freedom of Religion, speech, press, petition and assembly.
Name the amendment - Right to bear arms 2nd Amendment
Name the amendment - Freedom from quartering (housing) soldiers 3rd Amendment
Name the amendment - Freedom from Unreasonable searches and seizures; search warrants issued upon probable cause 4th Amendment
Name the amendment - Right to a grand jury, no "double jeopardy", self-incrimination, due process of law and eminent domain 5th Amendment
A process by which the government must treat accused persons fairly according to rules established by law Due Process
Money that a defendant gives the court as a kind of promise that he or she will return for the trial bail
A guide line for how similar cases should be decided in the future. precedent
A good reason to believe that a suspect has been involved in a crime. probable cause
Name the amendment - Right to a speedy and public trial by an impartial jury; be informed of charges; confront witnesses; and have the right to an attorney 6th Amendment
Name the amendment - Right to trial by jury in civil law suits 7th Amendment
No excessive bail and no cruel and unusual punishment describes the ___________ Amendment 8th Amendment
Which amendments deal with the rights of the accused? Amendments 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8
Describe Amendment 9 Just because there is a list of rights in the Constitution, it doesn't mean that the government can take away other rights of the people that are not listed.
Describe Amendment 10 Federal law is limited in its powers to only what is specifically stated in the Constitution. The states and the people have all other powers.
Describe Eminent Domain The power of the government to take private property for public use.
What is the Miranda Warning? "You have the right to remain silent,........Police are required to tell people this before they question them as part of the 5th amendment. It reminds citizens that they do not have to testify against themselves
Created by: Barbara Conway
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