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Congress shall make no laws respecting the establishment of religion nor prohibiting the exercise thereof. Nor shall congress pass any law abridging freedom of speech. (freedom of expression). Congress shall pass no law abridging the press. Nor shall congress make any law abridging peaceful assembly. Nor too abridge the right to petition the government to ask them to help us. We have the right to sue the government. Ex: clothing, artwork, books, magazine, plays. Symbolic speech: Burning of the American flag, middle finger, profanity, dangerous speech, hate speech
Right to bare arms.
"A well regulated militia being necessary to a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed."
Wrote it up in case the government goes crazy.
Prohibits quartering of soldiers in private homes without the owners consent during peacetime.
The right of the people to be secure in their houses papers and effects against unreasonable search and seizure shall not be violated.
No person shall be held to answer for a capital or otherwise infamous crime unless upon presentation two and indictment by a grand jury.
No person shall be tried for a felony unless your case has been presented to a grand jury.
In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial, by an impartial jury of the State and district wherein the crime shall have been committed, which district shall have been previously ascertained by law, and to be informed of the nature and cause of the accusation; to be confronted with the witnesses against him; to have compulsory process for obtaining witnesses in his favor, and to have the Assistance of Counsel for his defense.
You have the right to a trial by jury in civil cases where the amount and controversy exceeds 20 dollars.
Excessive bail shall not be required. Nor shall excessive fines be apposed. Nor shall cruel or unusual punishment be inflicted.
• Ability to pay
• Type of crime
• Prior convictions
• Likelihood of flight
• Continuing threat to society.
Just because we are protecting certain rights above from government interference doesn't mean that's all the rights we have.
We have more rights than stated.
All powers not set aside to the federal government by this constitution are reserved to the states unless specifically prohibited to the states.
14th Amendment know it and know it by number
Section 1- All persons that are born or naturalized in the United States are citizens of the United States.
No state can make any laws that will infringe any rights of the US citizens.
Used as the basis of Civil Rights Laws.
And nor shall any state deprive any person of life, liberty or property without due process of law.
Congress shall have power to lay income taxes to whatever source shall arise.
Section 1. The terms of the President and Vice President shall end at noon on the 20th day of January, and the terms of Senators and Representatives at noon on the 3d day of January, of the years in which such terms would have ended if this article had not been ratified; and the terms of their successors shall then begin.
Section 2. The Congress shall assemble at least once in every year, and such meeting shall begin at noon on the 3d day of January, unless they shall by law appoint a different day.
No person shall be elected the office of president more than twice. Radified in 1951. If somebody shall hold an office for more than two years of his predecessors term he is only limited to one more term.
In case of the removal of the president from office or of his death or resignation, the vice president shall become President.
18 year olds have the right to vote.
Compensation for the members of Congress.
Types of Government
Unitary, Confederate, Federalism.
All governing power is vested in the central governments, and central government delegate powers. States and counties only have powers that are given to them, and can be taken away from them. they do not have rights to their power.
Central government, but the only powers that the central government has is given to them by the constituents.
US uses it.
Central government, constituents, but in this case, this is a shared government where the central government has certain powers that are delegated to it by article 1 section 8. The states have powers that are independent from the Federal government from the 10th amendment. Article 6, the supremacy clause, says that all the federal laws are the supreme law of the land all the states are bound there by.
Given out based on competitive applications in different categories, they have strings attached to them "We will give you money for highways if you keep it at a certain speed."
Don't have as many strings attached to it, given to a government entity for a specific reason.
Checks and Balances
Division of Powers.
Separation of Powers. Legislative, Executive, Judicial Branch. (Check notes).
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