History Alive!: The Bill of Rights Flashcards


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History Alive!
Chapter 10
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8th grade
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James Madison

Author of the Bill of Rights

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1st Amendment

Freedom of religion, speech, the press, assembly and to petition

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2nd Amendment

Right to bear arms

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3rd Amendment

No soldier shall be housed in any home without the consent of the owner

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4th Amendment

Protection against illegal searches and seizures

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5th Amendment

Lists 5 important rights of people involved with the justice system

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warrant

An order from a judge that allows the police to take a certain action (example: search)

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self-incrimination

Giving testimony that can be used against oneself

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defendants

An accused person who is put on trial for a crime

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6th Amendment

Lists the rights to provide an accused person with a fair trial

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7th Amendment

People involve in a civil case have a right to a trial by jury

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8th Amendment

Concerns a person's rights before (bail) and after (punishment) trial

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9th Amendment

People retain certain rights not listed in the Bill of Rights

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10th Amendment

States Rights - Powers not given to the national governments by the Constitution are "reserved to the states.... or to the people"