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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

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

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.