Flashcards in Amendments Deck (26):
The bill of rights used which documents from the past
Magna carta & English bill of rights
Madison wanted the bill of rights in the articles of the constitution to contain
Which group demanded the addition of the bill of rights to the constitution?
First amendment protects
Prohibits salaries of the us senators and representatives from taking effect until after next election
Slavery was abolished by?
Protects against abide of governent
How many amendments?
The 9th amendment states that citizens rights aren't?
Limited to the ones mentioned in the constitution
Interpreting rights involves weighing them against
Other peoples rights
Limits the president to two terms
Guarantees that a person cannot be true twice for same crime
Double jeopardy 5th!!!
Interpreting the meaning of citizens' rights is the job of
Tinker case court ruled
Have 1st amendment rights at school
Freedom of speech still protects against unpopular ideas and freedoms
How many individual rights in 1st amendment
The 4th amendment protects citizens from
Unreasonable search and seizures w/o a warrant
Accused persons have the right to
Speedy and public trial
Trial by jury
Judges in our nations court interpret the meaning of citizens'
Protecting rights is job of
All us citizens
Forbids a state to stop a person from voting bc race or color
Right to bear arms
Prevents excessive bails, fines, and cruel & unusual punishment
Women the right to vote?
Lowers voting age to 18