Bill of Rights
By: LaRaya Dorrough, 5th Period History
What is the bill of rights?
The Bill of Rights is a document that lists the rights of the people.
1st Amendment: Freedoms, Petitions, Assembly
The first amendment is simply there to remind us that you can speak your mind about how you feel on any topic.
2nd Amendment: Right to Bear Arms
The second amendment states that you are allowed to protect yourself with a weapon/gun.
3rd Amendment: Quartering of Soldiers
The third amendment is there so soldiers cannot come into your house and demand to stay there.
4th Amendment: Search and Arrest
The fourth amendment states that the police must have a reason and a warrant to search you or your house.
5th Amendment: Rights in Criminal Case
The fifth amendment makes sure that you can never be accused of the same crime twice.
6th Amendment: Right to Fair Trial
The sixth amendment makes sure that you don't sit in jail while the court is trying to make you a case.