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The Bill of Rights

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1: The Bill Of Rights | By: Christian And Drew

2: The First Ten Amendments | 1. Freedom Of Speech, Press, and Religion 2.Right to bear arms 3.Quartering of Soldiers 4. Search and Arrest 5. Right to Criminal Cases 6. Right to a trial 7.Right in Civil Cases 8. Cruel or unusual punishments 9. Rights retained by the people 10. "State" Rights | 1

3: The First Amendment | The first amendment states that you have the freedom of Speech, the freedom of religion and the freedom of the press. This means that you are protected by the law to choose any religion you want, or choose no religion at all. You have the right to stand up to your thoughts in the freedom of speech, you can speak your mind in other words. And finally the freedom of the press, means that you can peacefully assemble, and the press has rights. | 2

4: The 2nd Amendment | The 2nd amendment says that you have the right to bear arms, or own a gun. This right is necessary to protect you and for your own use, though this is a right so you can lose it, for example you can not shoot certain animals if it is not the time of year for shooting them, or you can not go out shooting other people, it is a right not a freedom. | 3

5: The 4th Amendment | The 4th amendment states that you have the right to a warrant, or search and arrest. This means that you need a right to go and search through a house. You must get these from the government in other words before you can come and look through a house. For example you can not come and look through my house with out a warrant. | 4

6: The 5th Amendment | Th 5th amendment states that you can have no double jeopardy, you cannot force people to be witnesses against thyself. Also you cannot have partial trial, and you have the right to remain silent. Have you ever heard this phrase? " I plead the 5th" that means that I have the right to remain silent. | 5

7: The 6th Amendment | The 6th amendment states that you have the right to a trial by the jury. This means that people are not allowed to throw you in jail without a trial first. This amendment does not state that you can't be found guilty of crime and be thrown in jail. | 6

8: The 7th Amendment | The 7th amendment states that you have rights in civil cases. This means that the right of the trial jury is still preserved. No fact tried by jury shall be otherwise re-examined. | 7

9: The 8th Amendment | The 8th amendment states that you are not allowed to do a cruel or unusual punishment to someone, for example you are no longer allowed to hang someone. | 8

10: Glossary | Amendment- a freedom or a right Assemble-come together thyself-myself partial-not all, part part-ial half, quarter, etc. preserved-keep safe | 9

11: Index | Amendment 1-pg.2 Amendment 2-pg.3 Amendment 4-pg.4 Amendment 5-pg.5 Amendment 6-pg.6 Amendment 7-pg.7 Amendment 8-pg.8 | 10

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