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  1. Objective: To analyze the freedoms guaranteed in the Bill of Rights. United States Bill of Rights currently housed in the National Archives.

  2. The Bill of Rights 1st Amendment: • freedom of speech In 1965, 13-year old Mary Beth Tinker and her 15-year old brother John wore black armbands to school in Des Moines, Iowa. They wanted to show their mourning for people killed in the Vietnam War and their support for a truce at Christmas. Mary Beth, an eighth grade student at Harding Jr. High School was promptly suspended by her principal, who said no black armbands would be allowed.

  3. The Bill of Rights 1st Amendment: • freedom of religion Demonstration, Philadelphia, 1983

  4. The Bill of Rights 1st Amendment: • freedom of the press Quotations: Thomas Jefferson on the Freedom of the Press “…were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers or newspapers without a government, I should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter…” --Thomas Jefferson to Edward Carrington, 1787. "Our citizens may be deceived for awhile, and have been deceived; but as long as the presses can be protected, we may trust to them for light."--Thomas Jefferson to Archibald Stuart. 1799.

  5. The Bill of Rights 1st Amendment: • freedom of assembly Handbill advertising a rally of Klansmen in Wichita, Kansas.

  6. The Bill of Rights 1st Amendment: • freedom of petition

  7. The Bill of Rights 2nd Amendment: • right to bear arms

  8. The Bill of Rights 2nd Amendment: • right to bear arms Image courtesy of Scott Bieser and scottbieser.com

  9. The Bill of Rights 3rd Amendment: • quartering of soldiers Image courtesy of Linda Causey and aperfectworld.org

  10. The Bill of Rights 4th Amendment: • protection against unreasonable searches and seizures Image courtesy of Stu’s Law Cartoons

  11. The Bill of Rights 4th Amendment: • protection against unreasonable searches and seizures Image courtesy of the Hearst Corporation and the Seattle Post-Intelligencer .

  12. The Bill of Rights 4th Amendment: • protection against unreasonable searches and seizures Image courtesy of Cox & Forkum

  13. The Bill of Rights 5th Amendment: • protection from self-incrimination Image courtesy of Stu’s Law Cartoons

  14. The Bill of Rights 5th Amendment: • protection from “double jeopardy”

  15. The Bill of Rights 5th Amendment: • protection from uncompensated eminent domain Image courtesy of Mike Keefe, The Denver Post & InToon.com

  16. The Bill of Rights 5th Amendment: • must be indicted by a grand jury Image courtesy of Stu’s Law Cartoons

  17. The Bill of Rights 6th Amendment: • right to a speedy trial by jury Image courtesy of T. McCracken and McHumor.com

  18. The Bill of Rights 6th Amendment: • right to anattorney Miranda v. Arizona (1966)

  19. The Bill of Rights 7th Amendment: • right to a trial by jury in civil cases (a lawsuit between two people rather than between you and the government) Image courtesy of T. McCracken and McHumor.com

  20. The Bill of Rights 8th Amendment: • protection from cruel or unusual punishment Image courtesy of Mike Keefe, The Denver Post & InToon.com

  21. The Bill of Rights 8th Amendment: • protection from excessive bail or fines Image courtesy of Stu’s Law Cartoons

  22. The Bill of Rights 9th Amendment: • rights not specifically mentioned in the Constitution cannot be denied to the people “The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people.”

  23. The Bill of Rights 10th Amendment: • All powers not given to the federal government should be left up to the states or to the people. Let’s Review: Rhythm, Rhyme, and Results - Bill of Rights Rap (2:21) Smart Songs - Bill of Rights Rap (3:38)