Bill Of Rights
Javonte Washington,U.S. History, Period 1
What are the Bill Of Rights
The Bill of rights were the first amendments added to the U.S. Constitution to ensure all people of the right that they would have have as american citizens.
Bill 1:Congress shall make no law going against religion
What it means:That you can follow any religion that you choose.
Bill 2:People need to secure there country
Citizens must serve as soldiers sometimes in there life's.
Bill 3:Right to bear arms
soldiers Cant barge into homes and command to live there.
Bill 4:people Can secure there homes
Police can not search your property without a search your property without a search warrant .
Bill 5:No person shall be held to answer for a capital
for a capital crime,a grand jury has to decide if there is enough evidence to charge you.
Bill 6:the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trail
if you are charged with a crime , your trial should happen as soon as possible.
Bill 7:where the value in controversy shall exceed twenty dollars .
you can have a jury settle civil cases involving a lot of money.
Bill 8: excessive bail shall not be required
Your punishment has to fit your crime.
Bill 9: the enumeration the Constitution
Just because they made they made this list doesn't mean these mean these are your only rights.
Bill 10: the powers not delegated to the united states by the Constitution
What if the Constitution doesn't give a certain power to do something.