Review(Amendments 5-10 & Thomas Jefferson’s presidency) By: Alyssa Martin, Lauren Carter, Emily Meinzer, Laressa Harris
Amendments 5 & 6 • Amendment 5 says that you have the right to remain silent when being prosecuted for a criminal offense • Amendment 5 says that you have the right to be indicted by an impartial Grand Jury before being tried for a federal criminal offense • Amendment 6 says that you have the right for a speedy and public trial that takes place in the area where the crime was committed • Amendment 6 says that you have the right to know why you are getting arrested
Amendments 7 & 8 • Amendment 7 says that In suits at common law, where the value in controversy shall exceed twenty dollars, the right of trial by jury shall be preserved, and no fact tried by a jury, shall be otherwise reexamined in any court of the United States, than according to the rules of the common law. • Amendment 8 says that excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted.
Amendments 9 & 10 • Amendment 9 says guaranteeing that the rights enumerated in the constitution would not be construed as denying or jeopardizing other rights of the people. • Amendment 10 says guaranteeing to the states and the people those rights that are not delegated to the federal government by the constitution.
Thomas Jefferson’s Presidency • During his presidency, Jefferson made the Louisiana purchase. He bought the land from France for $15 million, doubling the size of the U.S. • Embargo act of 1807 – president Thomas Jefferson's nonviolent resistance to British and France molestation of U.S. merchant ships carrying, or suspected carrying, war materials and other cargoes to the European belligerents.
Marbury v. Madison – the organic act was an attempt by the federalists to take control of the federal judiciary before Thomas Jefferson took office.