First 10 Amendments- Bill of Rights

By, Gwen Uselman

First Amendment

The government must allow people to practice their own religion, say what they want, write what they want, and form groups as they choose.

Second Amendment

People may own firearms in order to keep a militia.

Third Amendment

Soldiers are not allowed to be kept in your house unless a law is passed.

Fourth Amendment

Unless there is a probable cause of a crime or a warrant to search your private property the government has no right to search you.

Fifth Amendment

You do not have to testify against yourself, be charged for the same crime twice, or be withheld their rights because of a lack of due process or compensation.

Sixth Amendment

You are guaranteed a fast and public trial with witnesses for an against you, and guaranteed an attorney to represent you.

Seventh Amendment

In the event of a civil lawsuit that exceed $20 you may request a trial by jury.

Eighth Amendment

Bail must be fair and the government cannot impose punishment that does not match the crime.

Ninth Amendment

The rights of people are not limited to the ones stated in the Constitution.

Tenth Amendment

States are given any powers not given to the national government of the Constitution.