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Flashcards in Chapter 3 Quiz (The Bill of Rights) Deck (15):
1

Who has the oldest constitutional government

USA (228 years)

2

Formal amendment always proposed on...

The national level by 2/3 vote

3

Formal amendment always ratified on...

The state level by 3/4 vote

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1st amendment (5)

Freedom of:
Religion
Speech
Press
Assembly
Petition

5

2nd amendment

Right to bear arms

6

Restrictions of 2nd amendment

Must have license
Background check
Permit for concealed
No automatic weapons

7

3rd amendment

Quartering of troops
The government cannot force you to house troops

8

4th amendment

Search and seizure
Must have a warrant obtained by probable cause

9

5th amendment (5)

Right to a grand jury
No double jeopardy
No self incrimination
Due process
Eminent domain

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6th amendment (5)

Right to a speedy, public trial
Right to impartial (jury)
Must be informed of crime and read rights
Right to a witness
Right to attorney

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7th amendment (2)

Right to a jury in case over $20
Bench trial ( judge makes ruling)

12

Difference between a civil and criminal case

Civil is about money
Criminal is about a crime

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8th amendment (2)

Protects against cruel and unusual punishment
Bail (money paid so you show up for court date )

14

9th amendment

Rights not spelled out in constitution

15

10th amendment

Powers reserved for the state