BILL OF RIGHTS PROJECT

my'kayla dison

What are the bill of rights?

The first 10 amendments to the constitution. The list of rights that belong to all americans

BILL 1: Freedom of speech

You can follow any religion you choose. People can gather in groups, and if you have complaints about the government you can go ahead and report it.
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BILL 2: Security of free state

Citizens must sometimes serve as soldiers. Citizens also have a right to protect themselves. There allowed to own guns.
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BILL 3: Peace be quartered

Soldiers can't enter or demand to live in your house or force you out.
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BILL 5: Capital

For a capital crime, a grand jury has to decide if there is enough evidence to change you. You can only be charged once for a crime.
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BILL 6: Criminal prosecutions

If you're charged with a crime your trial should be as soon as possible you can't sit in jail.
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BILL 7: Common law

You can have a jury settle civil cases involving a lot of money. Once the case is decide, it can't be brought up again in another court.
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BILL 8: Bail

The government can't punish you in cruel or unusual way.
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BILL 9: Enumeration

The government can't take away any rights from people.
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