Background
First Amendment
Second & Fourth Amendments
Fifth & Sixth Amendments
Eighth & Other Amendments

100

Americans had just fought to protect their rights against the _____________.
What is the British?

100

This allows you to express your opinions and beliefs.
What is freedom of speech?

100

This is another word for weapons.
What is arms?

100

Because of the fifth amendment, you do not have to do this against yourself.
What is witness or testify?

100

The money penalties cannot be excessive, or unreasonable.
What are fines?

200

In order to get the votes they needed for the Constitution, supporters of the Constitution agreed to add this.
What is a Bill of Rights?

200

This allows you to choose your religious beliefs and practices.
What is freedom of religion?

200

These "citizen soldiers" used their weapons to protect themselves and their fellow citizens against the British Army.
What is militia / militiamen?

200

You cannot be put on trial twice for the same crime. The fifth amendment protects you from _______ _______.
What is double jeopardy?

200

The death penalty, also known as this, would be cruel and unusual punishment for stealing a loaf of bread.
What is capital punishment?

300

This is the term used for a change to the Constitution.
What is an amendment?

300

This allows newspapers and other agencies to report news and express opinions.
What is freedom of the press?

300

These types of laws are being proposed by citizens who are concerned about violent crimes, accidental shootings, and other events involving fire arms.
What is gun control?

300

This group of citizens decides the outcome of a trial.
What is the jury?

300

Citizens felt they needed this amendment because they remembered what the Quartering Act was like.
What is the Third Amendment?

400

This man sorted through all the proposed ideas for amendments, and decided on the ten first amendments.
What is James Madison?

400

This allows people to gather in groups.
What is freedom of assembly?

400

This means taking away property by force.
What is seizure?

400

The sixth amendment states that this must be speedy and public.
What is a trial?

400

This amendment states that we have many rights that are not listed in the Constitution.
What is Ninth Amendment?

500

This term refers to the approval by voting.
What is ratification?

500

This allows people to ask the government to correct injustices.
What is freedom of petition?

500

In most cases, police must have this before they are able to search you or your property.
What is probable cause?

500

If a defendant cannot afford one of these, one will be provided for them by the government.
What is a lawyer?

500

If certain powers are not listed in the Constitution as powers of the federal government, this is who has the power.
What are the states or the people themselves?