These are the first ten amendments made to the Constitution in order to protect the rights of the American people.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The eighth amendment states that the government cannot post an enormous bail and cannot inflict any sort of cruel and unusual punishment including torture.
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.
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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