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Bill of Rights

Matching the 1st 10 amendments of the Constitution
1st Amendment
Guarantees the freedom of religion, speech, press, assembly and the right to petition government.
2nd Amendment
Guarantees the right to bear arms.
3rd Amendment
Prohibits the quartering of soldiers in homes in peacetime.
4th Amendment
Prohibits unreasonable searches and seizures.
5th Amendment
Requires grand jury indictment for a serious crime, bans double jeopardy, no loss of life, liberty or property without due process of law.
6th Amendment
Guarantees the right to a speedy, impartial public trial in criminal cases with counsel and the right to cross examine.
7th Amendment
Guarantees the right to jury trial in civil suits involving $20.00 or more.
8th Amendment
Prohibits excessive bail or fines or cruel or unusual punishment
9th Amendment
We have many other rights than what are listed in the Bill of Rights. Our rights are not limited by the Bill of Rights.
10th Amendment
Asserts that powers not delegated to the national government or denied to the states are reserved to the states.