Bill Of Rights
Sean McGrath. U.S. History Period 1
1st Amendment: Freedom of speech, religion, and press.
You are allowed to say whatever, worship whoever, and print whatever you want.
2nd Amendment: Right to bear arms
You can be drafted into the military. You also have the right to protect yourself by carrying a gun.
3rd Amendment: Soldier Quartering
You will not be forced to house soldiers without your consent.
4th Amendment: Prevent against search and siezure
Police have to have a search warrant in order to search your house.
5th Amendment: Double Jeopardy
You cannot be charged for the same crime twice
6th Amendment: Right to trial
You cannot just sit in jail. You must be on trial as soon as possible.
7th Amendment: Right to trial by jury
You may have a trial by jury.
8th amendment: No cruel or unusual punishment
You have to be treated fairly.
EX: you cannot be hanged for taking a loaf of bread.
9th amendment: Unalienable Rights
You have all of the basic and fair rights.
10th amendment: I guess you can.
If there is no laws against something, you may do it
Amendment Court Cases
1st amendment court case: Freedom of assembly
Ramos vs. Town of Vernon
2nd amendment court case: Right to bear arms
Bliss vs Common Wealth
3rd amendment court case: Quartering Act
Man vs Nevada
4th amendment court case: Protect against search and siezure
Coolidge vs. New Hampshire
5th amendment court case: Double Jeopardy
Compary vs. Chicago
1st Amendment Violation
Ramos was angered with the town of Vernon. He was mad because he could not hang out with his friends at night. He believed it was unconstitutional because the first amendment states that you have the right of assembly.
2nd Amendment violation
Mr. Bliss was fined $100.00 because of a concealed blade in his cane. His 2nd amendment was violated because in the second amendment it states that you may protect yourself.
3rd Amendment Violation
A man in Nevada felt his 3rd amendment was violated when his house was filled with policeman when he got home.