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The bill of rights used which documents from the past

Magna carta & English bill of rights

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Madison wanted the bill of rights in the articles of the constitution to contain

Citizen's rights

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Which group demanded the addition of the bill of rights to the constitution?

Anti-Federalists

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First amendment protects

Freedom of
Press
Speech
Petition
Religion
Assembly

4

Prohibits salaries of the us senators and representatives from taking effect until after next election

27 amendment

5

Slavery was abolished by?

13

6

Protects against abide of governent

ALL AMENDMENTS

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How many amendments?

27!!!

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The 9th amendment states that citizens rights aren't?

Limited to the ones mentioned in the constitution

9

Interpreting rights involves weighing them against

Other peoples rights

10

Limits the president to two terms

22nd

11

Guarantees that a person cannot be true twice for same crime

Double jeopardy 5th!!!

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Interpreting the meaning of citizens' rights is the job of

Supreme Court

13

Tinker case court ruled

Have 1st amendment rights at school

14

Skokie case

Freedom of speech still protects against unpopular ideas and freedoms

15

How many individual rights in 1st amendment

5

16

The 4th amendment protects citizens from

Unreasonable search and seizures w/o a warrant

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Accused persons have the right to

Speedy and public trial
Trial by jury

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Judges in our nations court interpret the meaning of citizens'

RIGHTS

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Protecting rights is job of

All us citizens

20

Forbids a state to stop a person from voting bc race or color

15th

21

Right to bear arms

2nd

22

Prevents excessive bails, fines, and cruel & unusual punishment

8th

23

Women the right to vote?

19th

24

Lowers voting age to 18

26th

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Protects against unreasonable search and seizures?

4th