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Bill of rights-First ten amendments

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1st amendment
guarantess freedom of speech, religion, press, assembly, and petition
2nd amendment
guarantees the right to bear arms
3rd amendment
Restricts the way in which the federal governemtn may house troops in the homes of citizens
4th amendment
Protects individuals against unreasonable searches and seizures
5th amendment
Provides person must be accused by grand jury before being tried for serious federal crime, protects against incriminating self, being tried for same crime twice, prohibits gov't from taking private property for public use without paying fair price for it
6th amendment
guarantees persons accused of a crime the right to a fast and fair trial
7th amendment
guarantees the right to a jury trial in civil cases in federal courts
8th amendment
Protects against crual and unusual punishment
9th amendment
Establishes that the people have righs beyond those stated in the constitution
10th amendment
Establishes that all powers not guaranteed to the federal government and not withheld from the state are held by each of the states, or their citizens