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Bill of Rights Sarah

Bill of Rights flashcards for Honors US History

What is the Bill of Rights? It's the first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution that list out the rights to anyone in the country.
If Carla is walking in the park wearing a shirt that says, "I believe in unicorns," and a police officer arrest her because he thinks unicorn are stupid, does it violate any of her rights? Yes. It violates her 1st amendment right to freedom of expression, which gives anyone the right to give they're opinion as long as it's not threating someoneelses life.
In the 1st amendment there are 5 specific freedoms, what are they? The five freedoms are the Freedom of:speech/expression, religion, press, assembly, and to petition the government.
What does the 2nd amendment, the right to bear arms, mean? It means that you have the right to own any ordinary weapon such as a knife or shot gun.
One day little Johnny came and found all of these soliders in his house while his parents were waiting on them, he finds out that they're in war and force his parents to enslave them. Does this violate any rights in the Bill of Rights? Yes. It violates the 3rd amendment right that the government cannot force you to shelter soliders even in a time of war and also the 13th amendmet (not in the bill of rights) that says you can enslave, sell or buy people.
What does the 4th amendment you people the right to? It gives us the right against unreasonable searches and seizures of persons and property.
7 years ago Jaime was arrested and put to trial for murdering her best friend for stealing her shoes and for not guilty, but now new evidence shows up the can prove she did it. Can the governemt put her on trial again? No because of part of the 5th amendment that says the government can't try someone for the crime more than once which is also known as double jepordy.
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