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Amendments Notes

TermDefinition
Constitution The rule book for our president and blueprint for are government
Amendment A change or a addiction to the Constitution
# of amendments 27
Bill of rights first 10 amendments to the constitution which guaranteed right to all
5 freedoms guaranteed by the first amendment (R.A.P.P.S) Religion, Assembly, Petiton, Press, Speech
the right's to gather together in groups to protests Freedom of assembly
the right to write letters to the goverment expressing your opinions Freedom of petition
the right for newspapers and other media to print factual information and/or criticize the government Freedom of Press
The right to speak your mind Freedom of Speech
The right to practice any religion or no religion Freedom of Religion
Amendment 2 granted the right to ' bear arms' (own guns)
Amendment 3 prohibits soldiers from living in anyone's house without permission
Amendment 4 States that private property cannot be searched without "Probable cause"
Probable Cause A reasonable belief that a Crime is being committed
Amendment 5 Guaranteed CoDDS Compensation if the government takes your land Due process ,No Double jeopardy , no Self incrimination
Warrant Document issued by the judge giving permission for police to search your your belonging;' s
Due process the process that every american experiences if accused of a crime
Double jeopardy being tried for the same crime twice
Self incrimination having to testify against yourself
Amendment 6 (QWIILPS) Questions your accusers . Have Witnesses testify on your behalf Be Informed of the charges against you. Have Informed of the charges against you Have an Impartial jury, decide the case Have a lawyer. Have a Public trial
Civil Trial Trial to settle a disagreement (One person sues another)
Criminal trail Trail to decide guilt or innocence in a crime
Amendement 7 Guarantees the right to settle disagreements in a civil trial
Amendement 8 Prevents cruel or unusual punishment
Eminent Domain Idea that the govt can take your property if it is for the "Greater Good'
Amendment 9 You have an Infinite Number of rights
Amendment 10 if it not mentioned in the constitution then it's the responsibility of the state
Vermont's representative ' Peter Welch
Vermont's Senators Bernie Sanders Patrick Leahy
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