An addition or change in the Constitution
2/3 of both houses of Congress or 2/3of the States
3/4 of the states
Bill of Rights
The first ten Amendments
Freedom of Speech, Freedom of the Press,Freedom of Religion,Freedom of Assembly,Freedom of Petition
The right to bear arms
No quartering soldiers in citizens' homes
Protection from unlawful search and seizure
Rights of the Accused
Right to a fair trial
Right to a jury in a lawsuit
No excessive fines or bail, no cruel or unusual punishment
Rights not listed in the Constitution belong to the people.
Powers not given to the Federal Government belong to the states or the people
4th Amendment guarantee - Document that allows police to search someone's property
5th Amendment guarantee - Steps the government must take before they punish someone.
5th Amendment guarantee -A formal accusation
No double jeopardy
5th Amendment protection - Means the government can't put someone on trial twice for the same crime.
6th Amendment guarantee - 12 randomly selected people who have not made up their minds about a case.
Number of Amendments to the Constitution
Number of Amendments in the Bill of Rights