Bill of Rights Memorization
The First Amendment: Part 1:
Freedom of Religion
The First Amendment: Part 2:
Freedom of Speech
The First Amendment: Part 3:
Freedom of Press
The First Amendment: Part 4:
Freedom of Assembly
The First Amendment: Part 5:
Freedom of Petition
The Second Amendment:
The right to bear arms for a well-regulated state militia.
The Third Amendment:
No quartering of soldiers during peacetime.
The Fourth Amendment:
Protection from unreasonable search and seizure.
The Fifth Amendment: Part 1:
No Double Jeopardy: Can not be put on trial twice if found not guilty.
The Fifth Amendment: Part 2:
No Self Incrimination: Do not have to testify against one's self.
The Fifth Amendment: Part 3:
Due Process of Law: Life, liberty, and property cannot be taken without a fair trial.
The Fifth Amendment: Part 4:
Eminent Domain: Can't have property taken away without compensation.
The Fifth Amendment: Part 5:
Must be indicted, formally accused of a crime, by a grand jury: A group of citizens who decide whether there is enough evidence to bring someone to trial.
The Sixth Amendment: Part 1:
Can call, hear, and question witnesses.
The Sixth Amendment: Part 2:
A public and speedy trial by a jury of one's peers.
The Sixth Amendment: Part 3:
Right to a lawyer/counsel.
The Sixth Amendment: Part 4:
Must be informed of the charges against you.
The Seventh Amendment:
Trial by jury in civil cases: Cases involving money or property.
The Eighth Amendment:
Freedom from cruel and unusual punishment, protection from excessive bail and fines.
The Ninth Amendment:
People have natural rights other than those specifically listed in the Constitution.
The Tenth Amendment:
Power to the states is reserved, unless already given to the national government, or prohibited by the states.
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