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Bill of Rights
Transcript of Bill of Rights
Created: September 25, 1789
Author: James Madison
Purpose: To state American citizens rights that are protected http://www.loansafe.org/forum/bill-rights/18814-when-bill-rights-written.html Citations! Aa= URL
Title Moe Bedard 11/16/2009 1st
Amendment The first amendment states that all american citizens have the freedom of speech, the freedom of press and the freedom of religion and petition. 2nd Amendment The second amendment states that all Americans
have the right to keep and bear arms. For example, Mr. Krisl has the right to go out and buy a gun and can keep it in his custody and no one can take it away from him! 3rd Amendment! 4th Amendment The 4th amendment
protects your personal
property. Unless the government has a very good reason, they do not have the right to search your things. 5th Amendment The fifth amendment is about provisions
concerning prosecution. This means you are protected against abuse of government authority in a legal procedure. No person should be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime, unless on a presentment or indictment of a Grand Jury, except in cases arising in the land or naval forces, or in the Militia, when in actual service in time of War or public danger; nor shall any person be subject for the same offense to be twice put in jeopardy of life or limb; nor shall be compelled in any criminal case to be a witness against himself, nor be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor shall private property be taken for public use, without just compensation No Soldier should, in time of peace be quartered in any house, without the consent of the Owner, not in time of war either, but in a manner to be prescribed by law. 7. The Sixth Amendment 1. The Bill of Rights en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sixth_Amendment_to_the_United_States_Constitution 6th Amendment Wikipedia 9/24/12 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fifth_Amendment_to_the_United_States_Constitution In all criminal prosecutions, the accused will enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial, by an impartial jury of the State and district where in the crime should have been committed, which district shall have been previously ascertained by law, and to be informed of the nature and cause of the accusation; to be confronted with the witnesses against him. 6. The Fifth Amendment Wikipedia 9/24/12 4. The Third Amendment en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Third_Amendment_to_the_United_States_Constitution 7th Amendment In suits of common law, where the value in controversy shall exceed twenty dollars, the right of trial by jury shall be preserved, and no fact tried by a jury, should be otherwise re-examined in any Court of the United States, than according to the rules of the common law Wikipedia 9/24/12 5. The Fourth Amendment en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fourth_Amendment_to_the_United_States_Constitution Wikipedia 9/24/12 3. The Second Amendment en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_Amendment_to_the_United_States_Constitution Wikipedia 9/24/12 2. The First Amendment en.wikipedia.org/First_Amendment_to_the_United_States_Constitution Wikipedia 9/24/12 8. The Seventh Amendment en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seventh_Amendment_to_the_United_States_Constitution Wikipedia 8/9/12 9. The Eighth Amendment en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eighth_Amendment_to_the_United_States_Constitution Wikipedia 9/25/12 10. The Ninth Amendment en.wikipedia.org/Ninth_Amendment_to_the_United_States_Constitution Wikipedia 8/29/12 11. The Tenth Amendment en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tenth_Amendment_to_the_United_States_Constitution 12. All Pictures google.com 8th Amendment The Eighth Amendment to the United States Constitution is the part of the United States Bill of Rights prohibiting the federal government from imposing excessive bail, excessive fines or cruel and unusual punishments. The 9th Amendment The Ninth Amendment to the United States Constitution addresses rights of the people that are not specifically enumerated in the Constitution. 10th Amendment The Tenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, was ratified on December 15, 1791. The Tenth Amendment states the Constitution's principle of federalism by providing that powers not granted to the federal government nor prohibited to the States by the Constitution are reserved to the States or the people.