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civics

TermDefinition
Constitution Blueprint for our government and rulebook for our country
Amendment Change or addition to the Constitution
# of amendments 27
Bill of Rights First ten amendments to the Constitution which guaranteed rights for all.
5 freedoms guaranteed by the first amendment (R.A.P.P.S) Religion,Assembly,Petition,Press,Speech.
The right to gather together in groups to protest Freedom of assembly
The right to write letters to the government expressing your opinion Freedoms of petiton
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
Amendment 2 Granted the right to" bear arms¨ (own guns)
Amendment 3 Prohibits soldiers from living in anyone´s house without permission
Amendment 4 State that private property cannot be searched without "probable cause"
Probable cause A reasonable belief that a crime is being committed
Amendment 5 (CODDS) Guaranteed CODDS Ccompensation if the government takes your land Due Process No Double jeopardy No self incerimination
Warrant Document isssued by judge giving permission for police to searh your belongings
Due process The procress that every American experiences if accused of a crime
Double Jeopardy being tired for the same crime twice
Self incrimination Having to testify againest yourself
Amendment 6 (QWIILPS) If accused of a crime you may Question your accusers Have witnesses testify on your behalf Be imformed of the charges againest you Have an impartial jury decide the case HAve a lawyer Have a public trail HAve a speedy trail.
Civil trail Trail to settle a disagreement(one person sues another
Criminal Trail Trail to decide guilt or innocence in a crime
Amendment 7 Guarantees the right to settle disagreements in a civil trail
Amendment 8 pervents cruel or unsual punishment
The right to practice any religion or no religion freedom of religion
Eminent Domain idea that he 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's not mentioned in the constitution then it's the responsibility of the states
Vermont's Representative Peter Welch
Vermont's senters Bernie sanders and Patrick Leahy
Created by: Nevaeh19