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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


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


The right to carry guns

3 rd amendment

3rd Amendment



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



Right not to speak if it will self-incriminate AND

Right to due process

6 th amendment

6th Amendment



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



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



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



  • 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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