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Bill of Rights. The first Ten Amendments. Bill of Rights =. Protect our individual freedoms or privileges.

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Bill of rights

Bill of Rights

The first Ten Amendments

Bill of Rights =


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  • Protect our individual freedoms or privileges


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Madison had originally opposed a Bill of Rights but hoped to pre-empt a second Constitutional Convention that might have undone the difficult compromises of 1787: a second convention would open the entire Constitution to reconsideration and could undermine the work he and so many others had done in establishing the structure of the United States Government.


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Madison based much of the Bill of Rights on George Mason's Virginia Declaration of Rights (1776),


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FREEDOMS !! (religion, speech,

press, assembly)

#1-


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#2 -

Right to Bear Arms (state, individual)


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#3

NO Quartering Troops!! (home privacy)

- result of the quartering acts


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#4

Search and Seizure!!! (Warrant) (Probable Cause)

result of the writs of assistance


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  • - Rights of the Accused

  • cannot be forced to incriminate yourself

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#5

- cannot be tried more than once for the same crime

Benedict Arnold


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Right to a SPEEDY / FAIR trial !!!!!!!

#6

must be opened to the public; jury must hear both sides; must be provided legal council!


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Civil Suits of Common Law

#7

- common law = established by previous decision

- $20 means a trial by jury provided (federal courts $$$$$$)


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#8 Bail and Punishment (fair and fitting of the crime)

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#9

Powers reserved to the People

Just because only these rights are listed in the Constitution doesn't mean that you don't have other rights too.


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#10 Powers reserved to the State

- The States retain all powers except those specifically granted to the federal government.

- Reserved power !! Checks the “necessary and proper fed govt”


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