The Bill of Rights

By: Vivianna Retamosa

Amendment 1- The first amendment talks about freedom of religion, speech, and the press. The painting has colored squares that are different sizes which represent the people and feelings on speech, religion and press. The black and white strip shows someone who doesn't have the same beliefs and it doesn't harm any squares.
Amendment 2- This amendment gives people the right to carry and own a firearm. This painting displays two men cleaning and showing off their gun.
Amendment 3- This amendment states that the government can't lodge troops into private homes. This painting displays a Troop's Quarters that are in a families home and they have a young boy starting a fire.
Amendment 4- This amendment gives people protection from unreasonable searches and seizures issued from a judge. This painting shows a court house where you can get a warrant.
Amendment 5- This amendment states that a person accused of a crime is entitled to certain rights. This painting shows a man in a courtroom who is given a trail as part of is rights.
Amendment 6- This amendment gives rights to an accused person in criminal cases such as a jury and lawyer. This is a painting of a trial with a jury who is displayed in the background and a lawyer who is showing the case.
Amendment 7- This amendment states that a jury trial must happen if it involves 20 dollars in money. This picture displays a case with a jury looking at the evidence.
Amendment 8- This amendment forbids cruel and unusual punishment. This picture is of a man being being hit with sticks.
Amendment 9- This amendment gives people rights that are not listed in the constitution. This poor man can be refused service if a worker or owner says so.
Amendment 10- The tenth amendment states that the power not given to the federal government belongs to the states. This picture shows a higher ranking giving the power off to the king like the government and states.
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