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Federal Gov’t

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handle issues that affected the whole country like national defense or foreign affairs

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State gov’t

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handle issues affecting their state like schools or local elections

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Bill of Rights

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purpose was to protect the abuses of the federal gov’t

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First Amendment

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right to freedom of relgion, speech, press, or gov’t petitions

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Second Amendment

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right to bear arms

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Third Amendment

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no forcing to quater soldiers in their homes without consent

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Fourth Amendment

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right against unreasonable seizures

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Fifth Amendment

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due process of law (protection from testifiying in court)

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Sixth Amendment

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right to a fair and speedy trial

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Seventh Amendment

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citizens could have a jury trial in federal courts where claims exceeded a certain dollar amount

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Eighth Amendment

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no cruel or unusual punishments

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Nineth Amendment

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right are to be protected whether they are listed or not

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Tenth Amendment

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power not claimed in the Constitution for the federal gov’t would be placed in the hands of the people