freedom of speech, religion, the press, assembly, petition
right to bear arms
protections from the quartering act, meaning that citizens can not be forced to house the military
protects against "unreasonable searches and seizures"
no one can be put on trial for a serious crime without an indictment, protects against double jeopardy, and
the accused has the right to remain silent, protects the "due process" (life,liberty or property) and eminent domain
accused must be told the exact charges against them, they may request a trial and it must be speedy and public, also if the accused can not afford a lawyer, there will be one appointed to them.
guarantees the right to a jury trial in civil cases if the amount of money is more than $20.
forbids "excessive bail" and cruel and unusual punishment
makes it clear that the American citizens have other rights that are not listed but are just as important as the ones listed and may not be taken away.
addresses any powers that the Constitution does not specifically give to the national government are reserved for the states or to the people.
the freedoms we have to think and act without government interference or fear of unfair treatment
when the government can not ban printed materials or films merely because they contain alarming or offensive ideas and cannot censor information before it is published or broadcast.
a formal request
spreading lies that can harm a person's reputation
spreading printed lies that can harm a person's reputation
a court order allowing law enforcement officers to search a suspect's home or business and take specific items as evidence.
a formal charge by a group of citizens
a group of citizens who review the evidence against the accused.
when people are accused of a crime and judged not guilty may not be put on trial again for the same crime.
following established legal procedures.
the right of the government to take private property for public use.
a sum of money used as a security deposit
the voluntary freeing of enslaved persons, especially those who had fought in the Revolution.
the right to vote
a sum of money that must be paid before voter can cast a vote.
unfair treatment based on prejudice against a certain group
social separations of the races
the rights of full citizenship and equality under the law.
programs that encouraged the hiring and promoting of minorities and women in fields that were traditionally closed to them.
being singled out as suspects because of the way they look.