Important Facts
Amendments 1-5
Amendments 6-10
Who wrote the Bill of Rights?
Who is James Madison
The amendment that states : you have the right to bear arms.
What is the second amendment
This amendment states: unlisted rights are not necessarily denied.
What is the ninth amendment
What is a right?
What is things that you are allowed to do because of nature or because of law
What is a responsibility?
What is the expectation that you will take care of certain things or preform duties
When the U.S. Constitution was ratified, many Americans did not believe that all of their rights/freedoms were protected. Changes were made to the Constitution. What were these changes called?
What are amendments
This amendment states: troops may not be quartered in homes in peacetime.
What is the third amendment
This amendment states: powers not delegated to the United States (or denied completely to the states)are reserved to the states.
What is amendment ten
What are the two main categories of rights?
What is personal and political rights?
What are the two categories of responsibility?
What is Personal duties, Social responsibility
When was the Bill of Rights approved?
What is 1791?
This amendment states: no unreasonable searches or seizures
What is the fourth amendment
This amendment covers the rights given in criminal cases: right to a speedy public trial, right to an impartial jury, etc.
What is amendment six
Is the freedom from discrimination considered a personal or political right? Why?
What is personal, because it does not have to do directly with the government/law process, that affects who that person is not a crime that they have commited
Are the acts of paying taxes, obeying laws, and getting an education considered personal duties or social responsibilities?
What is personal duties, things you have to do
What does "due process of law" mean?
What is the requirement that every person be treated fairly, the government must follow rules established by law.
The fifth amendment protects the rights of the accused. What does this mean? Name at least two specific rights that are protected under amendment 5.
What is the rights of any person that is being blamed with a crime. No double jeopardy, forcing a person to testify against him/her self, no loss of life, liberty, or property without due process,
This amendment covers rights protected in civil cases. What is this amendment and how much money (at least) has to be involved in the case?
What is the seventh amendment
Why do children and adults have different rights?
What is (critical thinking)
Do rights and responsibilities ever conflict or overlap? Give an example.
What is YES, (Critical thinking)
What is the difference between rights and responsibilities?
What is (critical thinking) Rights: things that you are allowed to do because of nature or because of law. Responsibility: the expectation that yo will take care of certain things or preform duties.
Name and give an example of all of the rights protected by the First amendment.
What is freedoms of speech, assembly, petition, press, and religion. Ex: ...
This amendment states: no excessive bail or fines, no cruel or unusual punishment. What is the amendment, what does that mean, and give an example.
What is the eighth amendment, (critical thinking)
The right to equal protection under law is a __________ right. This freedom impacts participation in the ____________ process. Use the words political and/or personal to finish the statements.
What is political, political
Do students have responsibilities? If so, list two examples. If not, then explain why.
What is YES: respecting authority, being prepared for class, tolerating others, obeying school rules, etc
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