BILL OF RIGHTS
Amanda Huerta us history 3rd
WHAT ARE THE BILL OF RIGHTS?
the bill of rights protects citizens of the U.S. you don't need to be wealthy or powerful. the protect you no matter what.
1st amendment: freedom of speech, religion, and press
They burned a flag for freedom of speech, he got caught for burning the flag and had to go to court. He got let go because he did it for freedom of speech. COURT CASE: Texas vs.Johnson
2nd amendment: The right to bear arms
You could keep guns for self-defense, but the supreme court had differences. later the sides started preparing for a court battle to answer the question if guns should stay. COURT CASE: district of Columbia vs. heller
9th amendment: Rights retained by the people
The Americans wanted to prevent to much power by a strong central government, but the federal government had too little power. COURT CASE: state rights vs. federal rights
congress makes no laws respecting an establishment or religion, or the free exercise, or the freedom of speech, or the press, or the right of the people.
protect the country, some citizens sometimes must serve as soldiers. they also have the right to protect themselves. government can not stop people from having guns.
soldiers cant barge in and demand to live in your house and eat your food.
people cant walk in your house, look through things, and take what ever they want. first they need to get a search warrant. they have to have a good reason for searching. they have to say what they are looking for.