Knowing the Amendments 1 & 7!!!
Do you know your amendments??
Interesting Facts .
The 7th amendment was put into the Bill Of Rights by James Madison.
The 1st amendment wasn't the first amendment proposed to the original Bill Of Rights.
What does that mean ?
Americans have the right and are guaranteed to have freedom of speech, religion, press, assembly, and petition. This amendment enables citizens to express their thoughts and beliefs in a free society.
President Obama: Protecting Freedom of Speech
What does the 7th amendment say ??
In the suits of common law, where the value in controversy shall exceed twenty dollars, the right of trail 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 common law
If you are accused of a crime, you have the right to have a trial determined by the jury. If you are not guilty, no one can take you to court again for that same crime that you were accused of.
If the 7th Amendment guarantees you a trial by jury, why do so few cases got to trial?