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The 10 Amendments

The 1st Amendment freedom of religion freedom of speech freedom of the press freedom of the right to assemble freedom to petition
Establishment Clause : what amendment government cannot establish a religion ; 1st
Free Exercise Clause ; what amendment government cannot prohibit you from practicing religion 1st
F- file a petition I- I love assemblies R- religion S- speech T- the press F I R S T what does this stand for
The 2nd amendment Right to bear arms.
The 3rd amendment Quartering Acts -no soldier can be quartered in any house without the consent of the owner
The 4th amendment searches and seizure -no illegal searches and seizures -probable cause needed
The 5th amendment primal proceedings ; due process, eminent domain -no double jeopardy (can not be charged for the same crime twice) -protection against self - incrimination -eminent domain
Eminent domain right of government to take private property for public use with payment of compensation
The 6th amendment Criminal proceedings -trial by jury must be fast and public -must be in the state where the crime was committed -right to legal lawyer -the right to call witnesses favorable to the defendant
The 7th amendment civil trials -not criminal court -value must exceed $20
The 8th amendment punishment for crimes -no cruel and unusual punishment -bail, fines and punishment cannot be excessive
The 9th amendment Unenumerated Rights -just because a right is not listed in the constitution does not mean people do not have that right
The 10th amendment Powers Resaved to the States -if it is not specified in the Constitution, it is reserved for the states
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