3rd Amendment

By: Rachel Moore

No Soldier shall, in time of peace be quartered in any house, without the consent of the Owner, nor in time of war, but in a manner to be prescribed by law.
Who: The Third Amendment was introduced by James Madison.
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What: This Amendment stops soldiers from living/taking over any private homes during the time of war without the owners permission.
When: The third amendment was introduced in the Constitution as the Bill Of Rights on September 5, 1789 and voted for on December 15, 1791.
Why: This amendment was announced because the British government had introduced a act called the Quartering Act during the Revolutionary War which allowed British soldiers to live in American Colonist homes temporarily. This invaded the colonist privacy and made them very mad.
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How: This affects me because Amendment III says that soldiers are not allowed to take over private homes without owners consent/permission, so that protects my home from ever being taken over if a war were to happen here.
Note: The Third Amendment explains that no soldier can temporarily live in a private house without the permission of the owner, and only are they allowed to do this during the time of war.