amendments 1-15

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good way to study bill of rights


 
  
Created Oct 25, 2009
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freedom of speech
 
say anything, but may get in trouble
2
libel 
 
written
3
slander
 
said
4
freedom of religion
 
practice any religion
5
establishment clause
 
separation between religion and government
6
free exercise clause
 
congress make no law respecting religion
7
freedom of assembly 
 
need to have gov. permision to have a march, assembly, or parade
8
freedom to petition
 
right to ask gov. to do something or refrain from doing something
9
second amendment
 
anyone has the rights to own guns or weapons
10
third amendment
 
citizens do not have to offer housing to soldier
11
fourth amendment
 
a judge needs to issue a warrant before police can search anyones property
12
fifth amendment
 
protects people who are being accused of a crime
13
due process 
 
the idea that law and legal proceedings must be fair
14
self incrimination
 
the act of incriminating self
15
double jeopardy
 
if you get tried for the same case twice
16
grand jury
 
court choses a group of people to look at evidence to see if person is guilty
17
eminent domain
 
when the gov. takes private property, but they have to pay a reasonable price for it
18
sixth amendment 
 
all trials, speedy, and public trial
19
seventh amendment
 
civil court a court dealing with non-criminal cases
20
8Th amendment
 
no cruel or unfair punishements
21
9th amendment
 
grants rights to people
22
10th amendment
 
power not given to federal gov. are given to the states
23
13th amendment
 
prohibits slavery
24
14 amendment
 
make african americans citizens and give them due process
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15th amendment
 
gives african americans right to vote

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