R.A.P.P.S. Freedom of religion, asembly, press, petition, and speech
right to bear arms
a person cannot be forced to house a soilder with out their permission
protects people from unreasonable searches of their house or themselves. / police must have a warrant to enter a house
you may not be trialed twice for the same crime. / protects people from being held for commiting a crime unless they are properly accused
cannot be in jail for over a year without having a trial.
Civil and Criminal trials:
Civil trial- when someone sues someone else
Criminal trial- when state tries to convict someone of a crime
punishments will be fair and not cruel, and large fines will not be set
any rights not stated in the constitution belong to the poeple
any power not granted to the federal gov. is granted to the states
judicail powers does not extend to any lawsuit prosecuted against the U.S. by citizens of another state or foreign country
the elections of Pres. and VP / prevents repeat of of election of 1800
slavery is no more (reconstruction amendment)
rights extended to all people (reconstruction amendment)
everyone can be able to vote no mater race or color(reconstruction amendment)
congress shall have power to lay and collect taxes on income
senatorss will be forthwith be elected by the people of the state they represent
the manufacture, sale, or transport of alcohol is illegal
gave women the right to vote / TN, was the last state to ratify
Lame duck/ pres. term of election ends Jan 20, senators and reps. ends Jan 3
repealing the 18th, drinking is legal again
no person shall be elected into office more than once
gave distric of columbia rights to vote (3 electors)
will not be able to vote if taxes are not payed
VP takes over pres if anything happens to him
can vote at age 18
no law, varying the compresation for the services of the senators and reps., shall take effect until an election of reps shall have intervened
people rule not direct rule
people exercise their power for voting for representatives
sharing of power of states and federal government
only the power given by the constitution and nothing more
a living document meaning it can be changed
makes the laws
amending or changing the constitution
an improvement or reinvision
bill of rights
first 10 amendments
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