The Bill of Rights

Jhane Haskins U.S History, 7th

The First Amendment: Freedom of Speech, the Press, and Religion

  • You can speak or write your mind. The religion you choose to follow is your choice. You can get together in groups. You can address problems with the government, they can't stop you.

The Second Amendment: The Right to Bear Arms

  • Citizens may have to serve as soldiers to protect the country. Citizens also have the right to own weapons to protect ourselves, the government can't change that.

The Third Amendment: The Right to Privacy in the Home.

  • A soldier cannot intrude your house without permission and use your things and eat all your food.