7th Amendment

Amina Fazli

Amendment from the Constitution

In suits at common law, where the value in controversy shall exceed twenty dollars, the right of trial by jury shall be preserved, and no fact tried by a, jury shall be otherwise reexamined in any court of the United States,than according to the rules of the common law.

Historical background of the 7th amendment

You have a jury settle civil cases involving a lot of money. once the case is decided, it cant be brought up again in another court.
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court case and year of the 7th amendment

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back ground of court case

After several years of comparatively weak government under the articles of confederation a constitutional convention in Philadelphia proposed a new constitution on September 17,1787, featuring a stronger chief executive and other changes.
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-The 7th Amendment to the United States Constitution was formulated and ratified as part of the Bill of Rights

-As one of the first 10 Amendments to the Constitution, the Seventh Amendment plays an important role in American political and legal theory

-The 7th Amendment was originally ratified on December 15, 1791. However, it originated in England in the 12th century.

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