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The Bill of Rights. The first 10 Amendments to the Constitution of the U.S. F.A.T. S.I.T. J.E.P.S. 1 st Amendment. 5 Freedoms or R.A.P.P.S. Religion Assembly Press Petition Speech. 2 nd Amendment. Arms. The right to carry guns. 3 rd Amendment. Troops.

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The bill of rights

The Bill of Rights


The first 10 amendments to the constitution of the u s

The first 10 Amendments to the Constitution of the U.S.


F a t s i t j e p s

F.A.T.S.I.T.J.E.P.S


1 st amendment

1st Amendment


5 freedoms or r a p p s

5 Freedoms orR.A.P.P.S.

  • Religion

  • Assembly

  • Press

  • Petition

  • Speech


2 nd amendment

2nd Amendment


The bill of rights

Arms

The right to carry guns


3 rd amendment

3rd Amendment


Troops

Troops

No quartering of troops in homes


4 th amendment

4th Amendment


Search and seizure

Search and Seizure

Gov’t cannot search or perform a seizure of your personal property without just cause


5 th amendment

5th Amendment


Incrimination

Incrimination

Right not to speak if it will self-incriminate AND

Right to due process


6 th amendment

6th Amendment


Trial

Trial

Fair and Speedy (Criminal)


7 th amendment

7th Amendment


Jury trial

Jury Trial

Trial by a jury of your peers (civil)


8 th amendment

8th Amendment


Excessive punishment

Excessive Punishment

Protection from excessive and unnecessary punishment


9 th amendment

9th Amendment


People

People

The people of the U.S. have more rights than those listed


10 th amendment

10th Amendment


States rights

States’ rights

Laws not listed in the Constitution belong to the individual states


The civil war amendments

The Civil War Amendments


13 th amendment

13th Amendment


Slavery

Slavery

Abolishment of slavery in any form


14 th amendment

14th Amendment


Equal rights

Equal Rights

Protects the rights of all people. Also called the Equal Protection Clause


15 th amendment

15th Amendment


Voting rights

Voting Rights

All male citizens are granted the right to vote


16 th amendment

16th Amendment


Income tax

Income Tax

  • Congress now has the power to collect income tax

  • Takes the power away from political machines


17 th amendment

17th Amendment


Direct election of senators

Direct Election of Senators

  • The people now directly elect senators from their state

  • Takes away power from the political machines


18 th amendment

18th Amendment


Prohibition

Prohibition

  • Forbids the consumption, production, possession or distribution of alcohol

  • Overturned in the 21st amendment


19 th amendment

19th Amendment


Women s suffrage

Women’s Suffrage

  • Gives women the right to vote in national elections


20 th amendment

20th Amendment


Government start date

Government Start Date

  • Changes the time newly elected officials take office from March to Jan.


21 st amendment

21st Amendment


Repeals prohibition

Repeals Prohibition

  • Stops Prohibition and allows for legal consumption of alcohol.


26 th amendment

26th Amendment


Vietnam amendment

Vietnam Amendment

  • 18 year olds get the right to vote.


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