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  1. Review(Amendments 5-10 & Thomas Jefferson’s presidency) By: Alyssa Martin, Lauren Carter, Emily Meinzer, Laressa Harris

  2. 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

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. Marbury v. Madison – the organic act was an attempt by the federalists to take control of the federal judiciary before Thomas Jefferson took office.