Bill of rights

These are the first ten amendments made to the Constitution in order to protect the rights of the American people.

1st amendment In the first amendment, the people have a freedom of speech, freedom to practice their religion, freedom to form an assembly, freedom of the press, and the freedom to petition the government.
2nd Amendment The second amendment means that the people, in order to protect the states, have the right to have weapons and that right can't be taken away.
3rd Amendment The third amendment means that in peace time or wartime, soldiers may not forcefully stay in someone's house without their permission unless congress passes a bill.
4th Amendment The fourth amendment is the right to feel secure in your home and papers, and not being searched without a warrant. Though the search may be conducted with probable cause.
5th Amendment the fifth amendment means that you can't be put on trail without evidence, except in military cases. You can't be tried for the same offense twice nor be forced to testify against yourself nor be deprived of life, liberty, or property.
6th Amendment The sixth amendment means that you have a speedy trial, the right to an unbiased jury, to know the sentence and accusation, and assistance of a public lawyer.
7th Amendment The seventh amendment means that any civil trial that exceeds $20 will be tried by a jury and the court cannot overturn any findings by the jury unless it contradicts the common law.
8th Amendment The eighth amendment states that the government cannot post an enormous bail and cannot inflict any sort of cruel and unusual punishment including torture.
9th Amendment This represents the ninth amendment by showing a closed door, which represents the the right to privacy, a right that is not written in the Constitution.
10th Amendment The tenth amendment states that any power that is not mentioned into the Constitution is considered to be part of the states' power.
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