The Bill of Rights
by caitlyn lavan
The First Ten Amendments
The first amendment. (#1)
The first amendment is about the freedom of speech, press, assembly, and religion. This allows people to choose their religion and worship whoever or whatever they want. It allows them to get together and protest peacefully for what they believe in. It lets them speak for what they believe in, and publish information about any subject.
The second amendment. (#2)
The second amendment is the right to bear arms. Although there are some restrictions on what you can do with it and how you need to handle it. This amendment allows people to bear arms and not be infringed.
The Third Amendment (#3)
This amendment is about the quartering of soldiers and prohibits soldiers to stay in a persons home without their consent.
The Fourth Amendment (#1)
This amendment is about search and seizure. This prohibits any unreasonable search and seizure and requires a warrant to be searched.
The Fifth Amendment (#5)
The fifth amendment is about the right to remain silent and no person will be held to answer for a capital unless in front of a grand jury.
The Sixth Amendment (#6)
The sixth amendment is the right to a speedy trial. And also the right to a lawyer.
The Seventh Amendment (#7)
The seventh amendment is the right to a jury trial.
The Eighth Amendment (#8)
The eighth amendment is about cruel and unusual punishments. In other words the punishments must fit the crime.
The Ninth Amendment
The ninth amendment is individual right to the people.
Tenth Amendment (10)
The tenth amendment is the individual state rights. it gives the states rights of their own.