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1
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What's the 1st amendment
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Congress must not interfere with freedom of religion, speech or press, assembly, and petition
2
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2nd amendment
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The people may bear arms
3
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3rd amendment
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Soldiers may not be arbitrarily quartered on the people (none in time or peace or war without consent of owner war - a manner prescribed by law)
4
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4th amendment
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Unreasonable searches are forbidden
(No searches without search warrants)
5
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5th amendment
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The individual is guaranteed certain rights when on trial and the right to live, liberty, and property

(No double jeopardy, you don't have to speak
6
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6th amendment
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An accused person has important rights
(Speedy and public trial , witness, counsel for person's defense)
7
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7th amendment
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The rules of common law are recognized
(Value in controversy exceeds 20 - right od trial by jury, no fact tried by jury shall be otherwise reexamined in any court of the United States
8
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8th amendment
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Excessive fines and unusual punishments are forbidden
(No cruel and unusual punishment)
9
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9th amendment
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The people retain rights not here enumerated (if the const doesnt say you can't, you can)
10
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10th amendment
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Powers not delegated to the federal government are reserved to the states and the people (federalism)
11
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How many amendments are there?
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10