Bill of Rights
Chris Brown / U.S History / Period: 2
Amendment 1: Freedom of speech, the press, and religion.
The freedom to speak/ or say what you argue or dis-argue with.
Amendment 2: Right to bear arms.
The people are allowed with guns in there possession or at there homes.
Amendment 3: Rights to have privacy in homes.
Soldiers may not invade homes and demand food and water from the people.
Amendment 4: Unreasonable search and seizure.
Police aren't allowed to invade of privacy without search warrant.
Amendment 5: Double jeopardy, self-incrimination and due process of law.
You cant get charged in court more than once if you have already been charged.
Amendment 6: Right of the accused in criminals cases.
Trial cant be waited for years and it has to be public.
Amendment 7: The right to a jury trial.
Cases cant be brought up again in different courts juries cant civil cases.
Amendment 8: preventing cruel and unusual punishment.
Punishment should = crime; ( no extreme punishments).
Amendment 9: Rights retained by the people.
Government cant take laws away from the people.