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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



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


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



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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