Bill of Rights & Organization of Congress. Notes: Bill of Rights. I. The Bill of Rights (pg. 222-223) List of basic freedoms First 10 Amendments Amendment 1: Protection given to people: freedom of religion, speech, press, petition, assemble
I. The Bill of Rights (pg. 222-223)
III. Organization of Legislative Branch (pg. 225-226): Creates Nation’s laws
Entire House of Reps. elected every other year, so each “new” congress is given a number to identify its two-year term).
Example: 1st meeting in 1789, today it would be