Summary of Amendments 1-10,13,19 in the Consitution-History Exam
The people are allowed to practice any religion, press, speak freely, assembly, and petition.
You can bare arms.
Soldiers can not stay in people house's without their consent.
The government cannot just come into people's house and search and take their belongings without a search warrant.
Sets out rules for how people are sentenced for the crime by the Grand Jury. Due process of law-going through the steps of legal proceedings. Prohibits double jeopardy- you cant be tried twice for the same crime until there is new evidence.
In all criminal trials, you have the right to a speedy and impartial trial. And the criminal should be informed about their charges. You have the right to obtain witnesses. You have the right to get a lawyer even if you cannot afford it.
Trial by jury in certain civil cases (non-criminal cases).
Prohibits excessive fines or bans. Prohibits cruel and unusual punishment.
the rights not specifically granted to the people in the Bill of Rights, still belong to the people.
limits the powers of the federal government to those powers listed in the Constitution.