Terms in this set (13)
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.
A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.
No quartering of soldiers
Freedom from unreasonable searches and seizures
Criminal Proceedings; Due Process; Eminent Domain; Double Jeopardy; Protection from Self incrimination
The right to a Speedy Trial by jury, representation by an attorney for an accused person
Right to a trial by jury in civil cases
No cruel or unusual punishment
The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people.
The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people.
13th Amendment (1865)
Slavery and Involuntary Servitude abolished
14th Amendment (1868)
citizenship, due process, equal protection
15th Amendment (1870)
U.S. cannot prevent a person from voting because of race, color, or creed