Bill of Rights project

1 Amendment/ 4 Amendment

1 Amendment

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.

Explain the 1 amendment

The government cant control what the people say, write, think or do.

4 Amendment

The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.

Explain the 4 amendment

The 4 amendments prevents citizens from the police searching their private homes and possessions unlawfully or without warrant.