The Bill of Rights
What is the Constitution?
What are amendments?
What are the Bill of Rights?
name:
date:
Senior Social Science: The Bill of Rights
1. The Constitution is rules for ____________________________.
2. Am...
The Bill of Rights
are the First Ten Amendments to
the United States Constitution
The Bill of Rights
are the First Ten Amendments to
the United States Constitution
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I refuse to sign the Constitution!
Who was this delegate
to t...
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Meet George Mason.
Delegate to the Constitutional Convention
...
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The Constitution had no Bill of Rights!!Why did I refuse to s...
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The Constitution had no Bill of Rights!!
In June 1776, George Mason wrote the Declaration of Rights.
This document influenced Thomas Jefferson.
Jefferson agreed that the Constitution should have a Bill of Rights.
James Madison also thought the Constitution should have a Bill of Rights.
In June 1776, George Mason wrote the Declaration of Rights.
George Mason’s ideas influenced James Madison, too.
In June 1776, George Mason wrote the Declaration of Rights.
George Mason’s ideas influenced James Madison, too.
Madison wrote the first ten
amendments to the Constitution.
Congress ratified the amendments in
1791.
Today, we call the t...
a The First Amendment
a The First Amendment
The First Amendment promises freedom of speech,
religion,
press,
assembly,
and freedom to petition t...
1st Amendment
The First Amendment lists five rights:
• Freedom of speech.
• Freedom of religion.
• Freedom of the press.
• Freedom of as...
The First Amendment lists five rights:
• Freedom of speech.
• Freedom of religion.
• Freedom of the press.
• Freedom of as...
The First Amendment lists five rights:
• Freedom of speech.
• Freedom of religion.
• Freedom of the press.
• Freedom of as...
The First Amendment lists five rights:
• Freedom of speech.
• Freedom of religion.
• Freedom of the press.
• Freedom of as...
The First Amendment lists five rights:
• Freedom of speech.
• Freedom of religion.
• Freedom of the press.
• Freedom of as...
The First Amendment lists five rights:
• Freedom of speech.
• Freedom of religion.
• Freedom of the press.
• Freedom of as...
The First Amendment lists five rights:
• Freedom of speech.
• Freedom of religion.
• Freedom of the press.
• Freedom of as...
“Congress shall make no laws . . . abridging the freedom of speech.”
1st Amendment: Freedom of speech.
…say any political opinion.
...protest (politely).
…say true things about someone.
Free speech means people might say thin...
People may not…
…say they will blow up airplanes, schools or hurt leaders.
…sexually harass people.
…use disrespectful lan...
People may not…
…say they will blow up airplanes, schools or hurt leaders.
…sexually harass people.
…use disrespectful lan...
Case Study #1 on the First Amendment –Freedom of Speech:
Case Study #1 on the First Amendment –Freedom of Speech:
Case Study #1 on the First Amendment –Freedom of Speech:
Who: Mary Beth Tinker, 13, and her brother John, 15.
What: wore black armbands to school.
Where: Des Moines, Iowa.
When: 1...
What happened: All school principals in Des Moines agreed:
no black armbands in school.
Case Study #1 on the First Amendme...
What happened: All school principals in Des Moines agreed:
no black armbands in school.
Case Study #1 on the First Amendme...
Case Study #1 on the First Amendment –Freedom of Speech:
Tinker v. Des Moines
Not fair!
What happened to freedom of speech?
Case Study #1 on the First Amendment –Freedom of Speech:
Tinker v. Des Moines
Mary Beth Tinker and her mother at a
Des Moines, Iowa, school board meeting in 1965
Case Study #1 on the First Amendment –...
Mary Beth Tinker and her mother at a
Des Moines, Iowa, school board meeting in 1965
My daughter is right!
Case Study #1 on...
Mary Beth Tinker and her mother at a
Des Moines, Iowa, school board meeting in 1965
Case Study #1 on the First Amendment –...
The Supreme Court: The Court heard the story in 1968.
The Court decided Mary Beth Tinker had the right to wear the
armband...
The Supreme Court: The Court heard the story in 1968.
The Court decided Mary Beth Tinker had the right to wear the
armband...
Case Study #1 on the First Amendment –Freedom of Speech:
Tinker v. Des Moines
The Supreme Court: The Court heard the story...
The Supreme Court: The Court heard the story in 1968.
The Court decided Mary Beth Tinker had the right to wear the
armband...
“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of
religion or prohibiting the free exercise thereof.”
Two parts:
...
Government cannot establish religion.
1st Amendment: Freedom of religion.
Government cannot establish religion.
1st Amendment: Freedom of religion.
Government cannot establish religion.
King James, government leader of England,
1620.
1st Amendment: Freedom of religion.
Government cannot establish religion.
King James, government leader of England,
1620.
King James established the Church of...
Government cannot establish religion.
King James, government leader of England,
1620.
King James established the Church of...
Government cannot establish religion.
Church of England only!
Other churches not permitted
King James, government leader o...
Government cannot establish religion.
Church of England only!
Other churches not permitted
King James, government leader o...
Government cannot establish religion.
Church of England only!
Other churches not permitted
King James Bible, printed
in th...
Government cannot establish religion.
Church of England only!
Other churches not permitted
the Pilgrims, 1620.
King James,...
Government cannot establish religion.
Church of England only!
Other churches not permitted
the Pilgrims, 1620.
King James,...
Government cannot establish religion.
Church of England only!
Other churches not permitted
the Pilgrims, 1620.
King James,...
Government cannot establish religion.
The Pilgrims came to America for religious freedom.
1st Amendment: Freedom of religi...
Government cannot establish religion.
The Pilgrims from the Thanksgiving story came to America for religious freedom.
1st ...
Government cannot establish religion.
The government pays for public schools, so schools are part of the government.
1st A...
Public schools may...
…teach about different religions.
…allow voluntary prayer.
…read Bible to study culture.
Public scho...
Public schools may...
…teach about different religions.
…allow voluntary prayer.
…read Bible to study culture.
Public scho...
Free Exercise Clause
Citizens may… Citizens may not...
• choose their religion.
• lead prayers.
• ask questions about reli...
Establishment clause. Free exercise clause.
Conflicts happen.
Religion is a common problem in schools.
Example: A student ...
Case Study #2 on the First Amendment –Freedom of Religion:
Abington v. Schempp
Case Study #2 on the First Amendment –Freedom of Religion:
Abington v. Schempp
Who: Ellery Schempp, 16.
What: wanted teach...
Who: Ellery Schempp, 16.
What: wanted teachers to stop asking students to read the Bible.
Where: Abington, PA. (near North...
Who: Ellery Schempp, 16.
What: wanted teachers to stop asking students to read the Bible.
Where: Abington, PA. (near North...
The Supreme Court: The Court heard the story in 1968.
The Court decided Mary Beth Tinker had the right to wear the
armband...
The Supreme Court: The Court heard the story in 1963..
The Court decided public school were not permitted to make
students...
The Supreme Court: The Court heard the story in 1963.
The Court decided reading the Bible in public schools was not
permit...
The Supreme Court: The Court heard the story in 1963.
The Court decided reading the Bible in public schools was not
permit...
Congress shall make no law . . . abridging
. . . the freedom of the press.”
1st Amendment: Freedom of the press.
Congress shall make no law . . . abridging
. . . the freedom of the press.”
1st Amendment: Freedom of the press.
The press may…
• …print any political opinion.
• …make fun of people, especially politicians
• …tell if the government bro...
Thomas Jefferson said newspapers are important!
…should we have
a government without newspapers?
or
newspapers without a g...
Thomas Jefferson said newspapers are important!
…should we have
a government without newspapers?
or
newspapers without a g...
Thomas Jefferson said newspapers are important!
…should we have
a government without newspapers?
or
newspapers without a g...
Thomas Jefferson said newspapers are important!
…should we have
a government without newspapers?
or
newspapers without a g...
Thomas Jefferson said newspapers are important!
As long as the presses can be
protected, we may trust to them
for light.
-...
Thomas Jefferson said newspapers are important!
As long as the presses can be
protected, we may trust to them
for light.
-...
Congress shall make no law . . . abridging . . . the right of
the people to peaceably assemble”
1st Amendment: Freedom to ...
Congress shall make no law . . . abridging . . . the right of
the people to peaceably assemble”
1st Amendment: Freedom to ...
Citizens may…
…protest.
…parade (with a permit).
…parade chanting hate slogans.
…meet in public wearing gang colors.
Citiz...
1st Amendment: Freedom to petition the government
1st Amendment: Freedom to petition the government
• You can tell leaders they are wrong.
• You cannot be punished for sayi...
1st Amendment: Freedom to petition the government
• You can tell leaders they are wrong.
• You cannot be punished for sayi...
1st Amendment: Freedom to petition the government
• You can tell leaders they are wrong.
• You cannot be punished for sayi...
a The Second Amendment
a The Second Amendment
The Second Amendment protects the right to own guns.
“A well-regulated militia,
being necessary to the security of a free state,
the right of the people to bear arms
shall not...
“A well-regulated militia,
being necessary to the security of a free state,
the right of the people to bear arms
shall not...
• What did this mean in 1790?
• What does this mean now?
2nd Amendment: right to have guns.
• What did this mean in 1790?
• What does this mean now?
2nd Amendment: right to have guns.
• What did this mean in 1790?
• What does this mean now?
2nd Amendment: right to have guns.
• What did this mean in 1790?
• What does this mean now?
2nd Amendment: right to have guns.
Americans debate this right:
• Thousands of people die
every year because of guns.
• Thousands of crimes are
stopped becau...
Americans debate this right:
• Thousands of people die
every year because of guns.
• Thousands of crimes are
stopped becau...
Americans debate this right:
• Thousands of people die
every year because of guns.
• Thousands of crimes are
stopped becau...
What is the conflict about the right to bear arms?
• Can government keep guns from bad people?
• If government controls gu...
What is the conflict about the right to bear arms?
• Can government keep guns from bad people?
• If government controls gu...
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a The Third Amendment
a The Third Amendment
The Third Amendment promises the army cannot force people
to let soldiers sleep in their homes and e...
3rd Amendment protects our homes from soldiers.
a The Fourth
Fifth
Sixth Amendments
Seventh
Eighth
a The Fourth
Fifth
Sixth Amendments
Seventh
Eighth
protect people in court.
a The Fourth Amendment
a The Fourth Amendment
Government needs good reason before taking people’s things.
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4th Amendment: protection from...
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4th Amendment: pro...
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4th Amendment: protection from police search.
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4th Amendment: protection from police...
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Police must have a warrant
before the...
Police must have a warrant
before they search your
house or car.
4th Amendment: protection from police search.
Police need a reason before
they get a warrant.
4th Amendment: protection from police search.
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4th Amendment...
http://www.campussafetymagazine.com/article/How-to-Conduct-Canine-Assisted-Narcotics-Sweeps-of-K-12-Schools#
4th Amendment...
http://www.campussafetymagazine.com/article/How-to-Conduct-Canine-Assisted-Narcotics-Sweeps-of-K-12-Schools#
The principal...
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The principal...
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4th Amendment...
Case Study #3 on the Fourth Amendment –Freedom from police search:
T.L.O. v. New Jersey
Case Study #3 on the Fourth Amendment –Freedom from police search:
T.L.O. v. New Jersey
Who: T.L.O., a 9th-grade girl.
What: went to the principal because of smoking in the bathroom.
Where: in a New Jersey high...
The Supreme Court: The Court heard the story in 1968.
The Court decided Mary Beth Tinker had the right to wear the
armband...
The Supreme Court:: The Court heard the story in 1968.
The Court decided Mary Beth Tinker had the right to wear the
armban...
The Supreme Court: The Court heard the story in 1985..
The Court decided Mary Beth Tinker had the right to wear the
armban...
The Supreme Court: The Court heard the story in 1985.
The Court decided the principal had the right to search
students bec...
The Supreme Court: The Court heard the story in 1985.
The Court decided the principal had the right to search
students bec...
http://www.campussafetymagazine.com/article/How-to-Conduct-Canine-Assisted-Narcotics-Sweeps-of-K-12-Schools#
4th Amendment...
http://www.campussafetymagazine.com/article/How-to-Conduct-Canine-Assisted-Narcotics-Sweeps-of-K-12-Schools#
4th Amendment...
http://www.slate.com/id/2143983/
4th Amendment: protection from police search.
Police watch people...
....and the Supreme ...
http://www.slate.com/id/2143983/
4th Amendment: protection from police search.
Police watch people...
....and the Supreme ...
http://www.slate.com/id/2143983/
4th Amendment: protection from police search.
Police watch people...
....and the Supreme ...
a The Fifth Amendment
a The Fifth Amendment
The Fifth Amendment says police may not force you to say
“I’m guilty.”
5th Amendment: rights in court.
• You can’t be sent to court twice for the same reason (“Double Jeopardy”).
• You do not h...
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• You can’t be sent to court twice for the same reason (“Double Jeopardy”)....
"I plead the Fifth ...
• You can’t be sent to court twice for the same reason (“Double Jeopardy”).
• You do not have to te...
"I plead the Fifth ...
• You can’t be sent to court twice for the same reason (“Double Jeopardy”).
• You do not have to te...
• You can’t be sent to court twice for the same reason (“Double Jeopardy”).
• You do not have to testify against your self...
Courts must follow a process.
Due Process
5th Amendment: rights in court.
Courts must follow a process.
Due Process
5th Amendment: rights in court.
Due process: fair, but very
slow.
• You cannot be tried for the same crime twice ( “Double Jeopardy”).
• You do not have to testify against your self. (“I p...
a The Sixth Amendment
a The Sixth Amendment
The Sixth Amendment gives rights to people in court.
You must be told why you are in court.
You have the right to a speedy trial.
If you are broke, the court must give you a l...
You must be told why you are in court.
You have the right to a speedy trial.
If you are broke, the court must give you a l...
You must be told why you are in court.
You have the right to a speedy trial.
If you are broke, the court must give you a l...
You must be told why you are in court.
You have the right to a speedy trial.
If you are broke, the court must give you a l...
You must be told why you are in court.
You have the right to a speedy trial.
If you are broke, the court must give you a l...
You must be told why you are in court.
You have the right to a speedy trial.
If you are broke, the court must give you a l...
You must be told why you are in court.
You have the right to a speedy trial.
If you are broke, the court must give you a l...
You must be told why you are in court.
You have the right to a speedy trial.
If you are broke, the court must give you a l...
a The Seventh Amendment
a The Seventh Amendment
The Seventh Amendment gives the right for a jury to hear your
story in court.
A jury can hear your story when you have a problem (not
breaking the law).
6th Amendment: right to have a jury.
A jury can hear your story when you have a problem (not
breaking the law).
6th Amendment: right to have a jury.
A jury can hear your story when you have a problem (not
breaking the law).
The driver must pay for a new tree.
6th Amendme...
a The Eighth Amendment
a The Eighth Amendment
The Eighth Amendment promises fines won’t be impossibly
large and punishments will not be cruel
a The Eighth Amendment
The Eighth Amendment promises fines won’t be impossibly
large and punishments will not be cruel
No excessive bail
No cruel punishment.
If you show up at court, you get the money back.
If you run away, the court holds t...
No excessive bail
bail = money you pay to stay out of jail.
If you show up at court, you get the money back.
If you run aw...
No excessive bail
bail = money you pay to stay out of jail.
If you show up at court, you get the money back.
If you run aw...
No excessive bail
bail = money you pay to stay out of jail.
If you show up at court, you get the money back.
If you run aw...
No excessive bail
bail = money you pay to stay out of jail.
If you show up at court, you get the money back.
If you run aw...
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Bail money
8th Amendment: limits punishment
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8th Amendment: limits punishment
Bail money
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No cruel and
unusual punishment
8th Amendment: limits...
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No cruel and
unusual punishment
8th Amendment: limits...
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8th Amendment: limits punishment
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8th Amendment: limits punishment
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8th Amendment: limits punishment
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8th Amendment: limits punishment
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8th Amen...
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8th Amen...
Cruel and unusual punishment? A shoplifter forced to wear ‘I am a thief’ sign.
8th Amendment: limits on punishment
.
http:...
Is the death penalty cruel
and unusual punishment?
http://greatdebate2008.wikispaces.com/Death+Penalty
Yes! No!
Like gun r...
a The Ninth Amendment
a The Ninth Amendment
a The Ninth Amendment
The Ninth Amendment promises many rights even if they are in
the Constitution.
Leaders did not write every right in the Constitution, but we still have those rights.
The government cannot take away our...
a The Tenth Amendment
a The Tenth Amendment
The Tenth Amendment permits states to make up laws about
anything that is *not* in the Constitution.
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Marriage age?
Driving license age?
State taxes?
Medical marijuana?
10th Amendment: states’ rights.
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Marriage age?
Driving license age?
State taxes?
Medical marijuana?
10th Amendment: states’ rights.
If it is ...
Who decides what the Bill of Rights mean?
Who is important? Individuals or Society?
Who decides what the Bill of Rights mean?
Who is important? Individuals or Society?
Individual Rights...
or Society’s Rights?
Which is most important?
Who decides what the Bill of Rights mean?
Who is import...
Individual Rights...
or Society’s Rights?
Which is most important?
Who decides what the Bill of Rights mean?
Who is import...
Individual Rights...
or Society’s Rights?
Which is most important?
Who decides what the Bill of Rights mean?
Who is import...
Individual Rights...
or Society’s Rights?
Which is most important?
Who decides what the Bill of Rights mean?
Who is import...
Society
Society
Society
Society
Society
The Supreme Court decides what each right means.
The Supreme Court must balance the rights of the individual
with ...
Society
The Supreme Court decides what each right means.
The Supreme Court must balance
the rights of the individual with ...
Society
The Supreme Court decides what each right means.
The Supreme Court must balance
the rights of the individual with ...
What is the Constitution?
What are amendments?
What are the Bill of Rights?
name:
date:
Senior Social Science: The Bill of Rights
1. The Constitution is rules for ____________________________.
2. Am...
name:
date:
Senior Social Science: The Bill of Rights
1. The Constitution is rules for government.
2. Amendments are______...
name:
date:
Senior Social Science: The Bill of Rights
1. The Constitution is rules for government.
2. Amendments are new l...
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date:
Senior Social Science: The Bill of Rights
1. The Constitution is rules for government.
2. Amendments are new l...
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Senior Social Science: The Bill of Rights
1. The Constitution is rules for government.
2. Amendments are new l...
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Senior Social Science: The Bill of Rights
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2. Amendments are new l...
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Senior Social Science: The Bill of Rights
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2. Amendments are new l...
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Senior Social Science: The Bill of Rights
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2. Amendments are new l...
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Senior Social Science: The Bill of Rights
1. The Constitution is rules for government.
2. Amendments are new l...
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Senior Social Science: The Bill of Rights
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2. Amendments are new l...
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Senior Social Science: The Bill of Rights
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Senior Social Science: The Bill of Rights
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Senior Social Science: The Bill of Rights
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Senior Social Science: The Bill of Rights
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2. Amendments are new l...
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Senior Social Science: The Bill of Rights
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2. Amendments are new l...
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Senior Social Science: The Bill of Rights
1. The Constitution is rules for government.
2. Amendments are new l...
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Senior Social Science: The Bill of Rights
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Senior Social Science: The Bill of Rights
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Senior Social Science: The Bill of Rights
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The Bill of Rights

  1. 1. The Bill of Rights
  2. 2. What is the Constitution? What are amendments? What are the Bill of Rights?
  3. 3. name: date: Senior Social Science: The Bill of Rights 1. The Constitution is rules for ____________________________. 2. Amendments are ____________ laws added to the Constitution. 3. The _______________ __________ ___________________ are called the Bill of Rights. 4. ____________ ______________ refused to sign the Constitution because it had no Bill of Rights. 5. George Mason influenced these leaders:_______________ ____________ and _________ _________. 6. The First Amendment gives people five rights: freedom of __________, freedom of _______________, freedom of the ________, freedom of ___________ and freedom to _______________ the government. 7. Tinker v. Des Moines was about kids wanting _________________________________ in school. 8. Abington v. Schempp was about kids wanting _________________________________ in school. 9. Thomas Jefferson said newspapers were ___________________ to keep government fair. 10. The Second Amendment is about using ______________________. 11. The Third Amendment blocks the military from using people's ________________. 12. The Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh & Eighth Amendments protect the rights of people in _____________. 13. The Fourth Amendment protects us from____________________________. 14. Police must have _______________________ before they search your things. 15. T.L.O. v. New Jersey was about school staff having permission to_______________ students in school. 16. The Eight Amendment is about fair___________________________. 17. The Ninth Amendment says we have many ______________________. 18. The Tenth Amendment says_______________ make their own laws about topics not in the Constitution. 19. The __________________________________decides what the Constitution means. 20. The Supreme Court decides which is more important --_____________’s rights or ___________’s rights.
  4. 4. The Bill of Rights are the First Ten Amendments to the United States Constitution
  5. 5. The Bill of Rights are the First Ten Amendments to the United States Constitution
  6. 6. http://research.history.org/pf/images/people/georgeMason.jpg I refuse to sign the Constitution! Who was this delegate to the Constitutional Convention? Why did he refuse to sign the Constitution?
  7. 7. http://research.history.org/pf/images/people/georgeMason.jpg Meet George Mason. Delegate to the Constitutional Convention Writer of the 1776 Virginia Declaration of Rights Leader of Virginia Colony
  8. 8. http://research.history.org/pf/images/people/georgeMason.jpg The Constitution had no Bill of Rights!!Why did I refuse to sign the Constitution?
  9. 9. http://research.history.org/pf/images/people/georgeMason.jpg The Constitution had no Bill of Rights!!
  10. 10. In June 1776, George Mason wrote the Declaration of Rights. This document influenced Thomas Jefferson.
  11. 11. Jefferson agreed that the Constitution should have a Bill of Rights.
  12. 12. James Madison also thought the Constitution should have a Bill of Rights.
  13. 13. In June 1776, George Mason wrote the Declaration of Rights. George Mason’s ideas influenced James Madison, too.
  14. 14. In June 1776, George Mason wrote the Declaration of Rights. George Mason’s ideas influenced James Madison, too.
  15. 15. Madison wrote the first ten amendments to the Constitution. Congress ratified the amendments in 1791. Today, we call the ten amendments the Bill of Rights. Later, Madison became the 4th US President.
  16. 16. a The First Amendment
  17. 17. a The First Amendment The First Amendment promises freedom of speech, religion, press, assembly, and freedom to petition the government.
  18. 18. 1st Amendment
  19. 19. The First Amendment lists five rights: • Freedom of speech. • Freedom of religion. • Freedom of the press. • Freedom of assembly. • Right to petition the government. 1st Amendment
  20. 20. The First Amendment lists five rights: • Freedom of speech. • Freedom of religion. • Freedom of the press. • Freedom of assembly. • Right to petition the government. 1st Amendment
  21. 21. The First Amendment lists five rights: • Freedom of speech. • Freedom of religion. • Freedom of the press. • Freedom of assembly. • Right to petition the government. 1st Amendment
  22. 22. The First Amendment lists five rights: • Freedom of speech. • Freedom of religion. • Freedom of the press. • Freedom of assembly. • Right to petition the government. 1st Amendment
  23. 23. The First Amendment lists five rights: • Freedom of speech. • Freedom of religion. • Freedom of the press. • Freedom of assembly. • Right to petition the government. 1st Amendment
  24. 24. The First Amendment lists five rights: • Freedom of speech. • Freedom of religion. • Freedom of the press. • Freedom of assembly. 1st Amendment TO THE MAYOR OF PHILADELPHIA
  25. 25. The First Amendment lists five rights: • Freedom of speech. • Freedom of religion. • Freedom of the press. • Freedom of assembly. • Freedom to petition the government. 1st Amendment TO THE MAYOR OF PHILADELPHIA
  26. 26. “Congress shall make no laws . . . abridging the freedom of speech.” 1st Amendment: Freedom of speech.
  27. 27. …say any political opinion. ...protest (politely). …say true things about someone. Free speech means people might say things you don’t like. People may… 1st Amendment: Freedom of speech.
  28. 28. People may not… …say they will blow up airplanes, schools or hurt leaders. …sexually harass people. …use disrespectful language in school. …perform hate crimes. 1st Amendment: Freedom of speech.
  29. 29. People may not… …say they will blow up airplanes, schools or hurt leaders. …sexually harass people. …use disrespectful language in school. …perform hate crimes. 1st Amendment: Freedom of speech.
  30. 30. Case Study #1 on the First Amendment –Freedom of Speech:
  31. 31. Case Study #1 on the First Amendment –Freedom of Speech:
  32. 32. Case Study #1 on the First Amendment –Freedom of Speech:
  33. 33. Who: Mary Beth Tinker, 13, and her brother John, 15. What: wore black armbands to school. Where: Des Moines, Iowa. When: 1965. Why: to show sadness for people killed in the Vietnam War and support for peace. What happened: All school principals in Des Moines agreed: no black armbands in school. Case Study #1 on the First Amendment –Freedom of Speech: Tinker v. Des Moines
  34. 34. What happened: All school principals in Des Moines agreed: no black armbands in school. Case Study #1 on the First Amendment –Freedom of Speech: Tinker v. Des Moines
  35. 35. What happened: All school principals in Des Moines agreed: no black armbands in school. Case Study #1 on the First Amendment –Freedom of Speech: Tinker v. Des Moines
  36. 36. Case Study #1 on the First Amendment –Freedom of Speech: Tinker v. Des Moines
  37. 37. Not fair! What happened to freedom of speech? Case Study #1 on the First Amendment –Freedom of Speech: Tinker v. Des Moines
  38. 38. Mary Beth Tinker and her mother at a Des Moines, Iowa, school board meeting in 1965 Case Study #1 on the First Amendment –Freedom of Speech: Tinker v. Des Moines
  39. 39. Mary Beth Tinker and her mother at a Des Moines, Iowa, school board meeting in 1965 My daughter is right! Case Study #1 on the First Amendment –Freedom of Speech: Tinker v. Des Moines
  40. 40. Mary Beth Tinker and her mother at a Des Moines, Iowa, school board meeting in 1965 Case Study #1 on the First Amendment –Freedom of Speech: Tinker v. Des Moines
  41. 41. The Supreme Court: The Court heard the story in 1968. The Court decided Mary Beth Tinker had the right to wear the armband because of Freedom of Speech Case Study #1 on the First Amendment –Freedom of Speech: Tinker v. Des Moines
  42. 42. The Supreme Court: The Court heard the story in 1968. The Court decided Mary Beth Tinker had the right to wear the armband because of Freedom of Speech Case Study #1 on the First Amendment –Freedom of Speech: Tinker v. Des Moines
  43. 43. Case Study #1 on the First Amendment –Freedom of Speech: Tinker v. Des Moines The Supreme Court: The Court heard the story in 1968.. The Court decided Mary Beth Tinker had the right to wear the armband because of Freedom of Speech
  44. 44. The Supreme Court: The Court heard the story in 1968. The Court decided Mary Beth Tinker had the right to wear the armband because of Freedom of Speech Case Study #1 on the First Amendment –Freedom of Speech: Tinker v. Des Moines
  45. 45. “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion or prohibiting the free exercise thereof.” Two parts: • Establishment • Free Exercise 1st Amendment: Freedom of religion.
  46. 46. Government cannot establish religion. 1st Amendment: Freedom of religion.
  47. 47. Government cannot establish religion. 1st Amendment: Freedom of religion.
  48. 48. Government cannot establish religion. King James, government leader of England, 1620. 1st Amendment: Freedom of religion.
  49. 49. Government cannot establish religion. King James, government leader of England, 1620. King James established the Church of England. 1st Amendment: Freedom of religion.
  50. 50. Government cannot establish religion. King James, government leader of England, 1620. King James established the Church of England. 1st Amendment: Freedom of religion.
  51. 51. Government cannot establish religion. Church of England only! Other churches not permitted King James, government leader of England, 1620. King James established the Church of England. 1st Amendment: Freedom of religion.
  52. 52. Government cannot establish religion. Church of England only! Other churches not permitted King James, government leader of England, 1620. King James established the Church of England 1st Amendment: Freedom of religion.
  53. 53. Government cannot establish religion. Church of England only! Other churches not permitted King James Bible, printed in the time of King James King James, government leader of England, 1620. King James established the Church of England 1st Amendment: Freedom of religion.
  54. 54. Government cannot establish religion. Church of England only! Other churches not permitted the Pilgrims, 1620. King James, government leader of England, 1620. King James established the Church of England. 1st Amendment: Freedom of religion.
  55. 55. Government cannot establish religion. Church of England only! Other churches not permitted the Pilgrims, 1620. King James, government leader of England, 1620. King James established the Church of England. What happened if you followed a different church? 1st Amendment: Freedom of religion.
  56. 56. Government cannot establish religion. Church of England only! Other churches not permitted the Pilgrims, 1620. King James, government leader of England, 1620. King James established the Church of England. What happened if you followed a different church? 1st Amendment: Freedom of religion.
  57. 57. Government cannot establish religion. The Pilgrims came to America for religious freedom. 1st Amendment: Freedom of religion.
  58. 58. Government cannot establish religion. The Pilgrims from the Thanksgiving story came to America for religious freedom. 1st Amendment: Freedom of religion.
  59. 59. Government cannot establish religion. The government pays for public schools, so schools are part of the government. 1st Amendment: Freedom of religion.
  60. 60. Public schools may... …teach about different religions. …allow voluntary prayer. …read Bible to study culture. Public schools may not... …order students to pray. …pay religion teachers. Government cannot establish religion. The government pays for public schools, so schools are part of the government. 1st Amendment: Freedom of religion.
  61. 61. Public schools may... …teach about different religions. …allow voluntary prayer. …read Bible to study culture. Public schools may not... …order students to pray. …pay religion teachers. Government cannot establish religion. The government pays for public schools, so schools are part of the government. 1st Amendment: Freedom of religion.
  62. 62. Free Exercise Clause Citizens may… Citizens may not... • choose their religion. • lead prayers. • ask questions about religions. • pray how they want. • …break the law for religious reasons. • …raise children without education. • ...refuse medicine for children for religious ideas. 1st Amendment: Freedom of religion.
  63. 63. Establishment clause. Free exercise clause. Conflicts happen. Religion is a common problem in schools. Example: A student raises his hand and asks, “Teacher, may we say a prayer before this test?” Yes No If the teacher says …it seems that the school prohibits free exercise of religion. If the teacher says …it seems that the school establishes religion. 1st Amendment: Freedom of religion.
  64. 64. Case Study #2 on the First Amendment –Freedom of Religion: Abington v. Schempp
  65. 65. Case Study #2 on the First Amendment –Freedom of Religion: Abington v. Schempp Who: Ellery Schempp, 16. What: wanted teachers to stop asking students to read the Bible. Where: Abington, PA. (near Northeast Philadelphia) When: 1956. Why: because reading only the Bible broke his religious beliefs What happened: Ellery read a Quran in school. He was sent to the principal’s office. Later, the principal wrote negative letters to colleges Ellery applied to.
  66. 66. Who: Ellery Schempp, 16. What: wanted teachers to stop asking students to read the Bible. Where: Abington, PA. (near Northeast Philadelphia) When: 1956. Why: because reading only the Bible broke his religious beliefs What happened: Ellery read a Quran in school. He was sent to the principal’s office. Later, the principal wrote negative letters to colleges Ellery applied to. Case Study #2 on the First Amendment –Freedom of Religion: Abington v. Schempp
  67. 67. Who: Ellery Schempp, 16. What: wanted teachers to stop asking students to read the Bible. Where: Abington, PA. (near Northeast Philadelphia) When: 1956. Why: because reading only the Bible broke his religious beliefs What happened: Ellery read a Quran in school. He was sent to the principal’s office. Later, the principal wrote negative letters to colleges Ellery applied to. I wrote a letter to lawyers. We went to court. Case Study #2 on the First Amendment –Freedom of Religion: Abington v. Schempp
  68. 68. The Supreme Court: The Court heard the story in 1968. The Court decided Mary Beth Tinker had the right to wear the armband because of Freedom of Speech Case Study #2 on the First Amendment –Freedom of Religion: Abington v. Schempp
  69. 69. The Supreme Court: The Court heard the story in 1963.. The Court decided public school were not permitted to make students read the bible because of Freedom of Religion. Case Study #2 on the First Amendment –Freedom of Religion: Abington v. Schempp
  70. 70. The Supreme Court: The Court heard the story in 1963. The Court decided reading the Bible in public schools was not permitted because of Freedom of Religion. Case Study #2 on the First Amendment –Freedom of Religion: Abington v. Schempp
  71. 71. The Supreme Court: The Court heard the story in 1963. The Court decided reading the Bible in public schools was not permitted because of Freedom of Religion. Case Study #2 on the First Amendment –Freedom of Religion: Abington v. Schempp
  72. 72. Congress shall make no law . . . abridging . . . the freedom of the press.” 1st Amendment: Freedom of the press.
  73. 73. Congress shall make no law . . . abridging . . . the freedom of the press.” 1st Amendment: Freedom of the press.
  74. 74. The press may… • …print any political opinion. • …make fun of people, especially politicians • …tell if the government broke rules. • …say things you might not agree with. The press may not… • … lie about people. • …tell military secrets. • …explain how to make weapons. 1st Amendment: Freedom of the press.
  75. 75. Thomas Jefferson said newspapers are important! …should we have a government without newspapers? or newspapers without a government? I prefer the latter… --Thomas Jefferson to Edward Carrington, 1787. 1st Amendment: Freedom of the press.
  76. 76. Thomas Jefferson said newspapers are important! …should we have a government without newspapers? or newspapers without a government? I prefer the latter… --Thomas Jefferson to Edward Carrington, 1787. 1st Amendment: Freedom of the press.
  77. 77. Thomas Jefferson said newspapers are important! …should we have a government without newspapers? or newspapers without a government? I prefer the latter… --Thomas Jefferson to Edward Carrington, 1787. 1st Amendment: Freedom of the press.
  78. 78. Thomas Jefferson said newspapers are important! …should we have a government without newspapers? or newspapers without a government? I prefer the latter… --Thomas Jefferson to Edward Carrington, 1787. 1st Amendment: Freedom of the press.
  79. 79. Thomas Jefferson said newspapers are important! As long as the presses can be protected, we may trust to them for light. --Thomas Jefferson to Archibald Stuart, 1799. 1st Amendment: Freedom of the press.
  80. 80. Thomas Jefferson said newspapers are important! As long as the presses can be protected, we may trust to them for light. --Thomas Jefferson to Archibald Stuart, 1799. Freedom of the Press 1st Amendment: Freedom of the press.
  81. 81. Congress shall make no law . . . abridging . . . the right of the people to peaceably assemble” 1st Amendment: Freedom to assemble peacefully.
  82. 82. Congress shall make no law . . . abridging . . . the right of the people to peaceably assemble” 1st Amendment: Freedom to assemble peacefully.
  83. 83. Citizens may… …protest. …parade (with a permit). …parade chanting hate slogans. …meet in public wearing gang colors. Citizens may not… …protest by throwing rocks and breaking windows …hang out on private land against owners wishes. (loitering). …stay out late at night. (Teens must obey curfews.) 1st Amendment: Freedom to assemble peacefully.
  84. 84. 1st Amendment: Freedom to petition the government
  85. 85. 1st Amendment: Freedom to petition the government • You can tell leaders they are wrong. • You cannot be punished for saying the government made mistakes. • Courts decide if people break laws.
  86. 86. 1st Amendment: Freedom to petition the government • You can tell leaders they are wrong. • You cannot be punished for saying the government made mistakes. Women said the government was wrong not permitting women to vote.
  87. 87. 1st Amendment: Freedom to petition the government • You can tell leaders they are wrong. • You cannot be punished for saying the government made mistakes. • Courts decide if people break laws. Dr. Martin Luther King said the government was wrong not permitting integration of white and black people.
  88. 88. a The Second Amendment
  89. 89. a The Second Amendment The Second Amendment protects the right to own guns.
  90. 90. “A well-regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to bear arms shall not be infringed.” 2nd Amendment: right to have guns. The Minute Man statue near Boston.
  91. 91. “A well-regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to bear arms shall not be infringed.” The Minute Man statue near Boston. Boston farmers were ready ‘in a minute’ to fight the British army in the earliest Revolutionary War battles. 2nd Amendment: right to have guns.
  92. 92. • What did this mean in 1790? • What does this mean now? 2nd Amendment: right to have guns.
  93. 93. • What did this mean in 1790? • What does this mean now? 2nd Amendment: right to have guns.
  94. 94. • What did this mean in 1790? • What does this mean now? 2nd Amendment: right to have guns.
  95. 95. • What did this mean in 1790? • What does this mean now? 2nd Amendment: right to have guns.
  96. 96. Americans debate this right: • Thousands of people die every year because of guns. • Thousands of crimes are stopped because of guns. 2nd Amendment: right to have guns.
  97. 97. Americans debate this right: • Thousands of people die every year because of guns. • Thousands of crimes are stopped because of guns. 2nd Amendment: right to have guns.
  98. 98. Americans debate this right: • Thousands of people die every year because of guns. • Thousands of crimes are stopped because of guns. Shoes representing gun deaths. 2nd Amendment protects our right to bear arms.
  99. 99. What is the conflict about the right to bear arms? • Can government keep guns from bad people? • If government controls guns, will that hurt good people? 2nd Amendment: right to have guns.
  100. 100. What is the conflict about the right to bear arms? • Can government keep guns from bad people? • If government controls guns, will that hurt good people? 2nd Amendment: right to have guns.
  101. 101. http://www.art.com/asp/View_HighZoomResPop.asp?apn=10085094&imgloc=12 -1288-Z000ODUR.jpg&imgwidth=622&imgheight=964
  102. 102. a The Third Amendment
  103. 103. a The Third Amendment The Third Amendment promises the army cannot force people to let soldiers sleep in their homes and eat their food.
  104. 104. 3rd Amendment protects our homes from soldiers.
  105. 105. a The Fourth Fifth Sixth Amendments Seventh Eighth
  106. 106. a The Fourth Fifth Sixth Amendments Seventh Eighth protect people in court.
  107. 107. a The Fourth Amendment
  108. 108. a The Fourth Amendment Government needs good reason before taking people’s things.
  109. 109. http://www.zerohedge.com/sites/default/files/images/user5/imageroot/2014/02/Cop%20entry.jpg 4th Amendment: protection from police search.
  110. 110. http://criminaldefendant.com/can-a-police-officer-search-my-car-during-a-traffic-stop-in-south-florida/ 4th Amendment: protection from police search.
  111. 111. http://www.mprnews.org/story/2008/08/30/more_raids 4th Amendment: protection from police search.
  112. 112. http://www.mastersoftrivia.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/27-search-warrant.jpg 4th Amendment: protection from police search.
  113. 113. http://www.mastersoftrivia.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/27-search-warrant.jpg Police must have a warrant before they search your house or car. 4th Amendment: protection from police search.
  114. 114. Police must have a warrant before they search your house or car. 4th Amendment: protection from police search.
  115. 115. Police need a reason before they get a warrant. 4th Amendment: protection from police search.
  116. 116. http://www.campussafetymagazine.com/article/How-to-Conduct-Canine-Assisted-Narcotics-Sweeps-of-K-12-Schools# 4th Amendment: protection from police search.
  117. 117. http://www.campussafetymagazine.com/article/How-to-Conduct-Canine-Assisted-Narcotics-Sweeps-of-K-12-Schools# 4th Amendment: protection from police search.
  118. 118. http://www.campussafetymagazine.com/article/How-to-Conduct-Canine-Assisted-Narcotics-Sweeps-of-K-12-Schools# The principal better stay out of my locker! 4th Amendment: protection from police search.
  119. 119. http://www.campussafetymagazine.com/article/How-to-Conduct-Canine-Assisted-Narcotics-Sweeps-of-K-12-Schools# The principal better stay out of my locker! 4th Amendment: protection from police search.
  120. 120. http://www.campussafetymagazine.com/article/How-to-Conduct-Canine-Assisted-Narcotics-Sweeps-of-K-12-Schools# 4th Amendment: protection from police search.
  121. 121. Case Study #3 on the Fourth Amendment –Freedom from police search: T.L.O. v. New Jersey
  122. 122. Case Study #3 on the Fourth Amendment –Freedom from police search: T.L.O. v. New Jersey
  123. 123. Who: T.L.O., a 9th-grade girl. What: went to the principal because of smoking in the bathroom. Where: in a New Jersey high school. When: 1980. What happened: The principal opened the girl’s purse. He found marijuana and a paper with names of people who owed her money for marijuana. The principal called the girl’s parents and the police. What happened next: The parents complained: the principal broke her Fourth Amendment privacy rights. Case Study #3 on the Fourth Amendment –Freedom from police search: T.L.O. v. New Jersey
  124. 124. The Supreme Court: The Court heard the story in 1968. The Court decided Mary Beth Tinker had the right to wear the armband because of Freedom of Speech Case Study #3 on the Fourth Amendment –Freedom from police search: T.L.O. v. New Jersey
  125. 125. The Supreme Court:: The Court heard the story in 1968. The Court decided Mary Beth Tinker had the right to wear the armband because of Freedom of Speech Case Study #3 on the Fourth Amendment –Freedom from police search: T.L.O. v. New Jersey
  126. 126. The Supreme Court: The Court heard the story in 1985.. The Court decided Mary Beth Tinker had the right to wear the armband because of Freedom of Speech Case Study #3 on the Fourth Amendment –Freedom from police search: T.L.O. v. New Jersey
  127. 127. The Supreme Court: The Court heard the story in 1985. The Court decided the principal had the right to search students because he had a reason. Case Study #3 on the Fourth Amendment –Freedom from police search: T.L.O. v. New Jersey
  128. 128. The Supreme Court: The Court heard the story in 1985. The Court decided the principal had the right to search students because he had a reason. Case Study #3 on the Fourth Amendment –Freedom from police search: T.L.O. v. New Jersey
  129. 129. http://www.campussafetymagazine.com/article/How-to-Conduct-Canine-Assisted-Narcotics-Sweeps-of-K-12-Schools# 4th Amendment: protection from police search.
  130. 130. http://www.campussafetymagazine.com/article/How-to-Conduct-Canine-Assisted-Narcotics-Sweeps-of-K-12-Schools# 4th Amendment: protection from police search.
  131. 131. http://www.slate.com/id/2143983/ 4th Amendment: protection from police search. Police watch people... ....and the Supreme Court watches the police.
  132. 132. http://www.slate.com/id/2143983/ 4th Amendment: protection from police search. Police watch people... ....and the Supreme Court watches the police.
  133. 133. http://www.slate.com/id/2143983/ 4th Amendment: protection from police search. Police watch people... ....and the Supreme Court judges watch the police.
  134. 134. a The Fifth Amendment
  135. 135. a The Fifth Amendment The Fifth Amendment says police may not force you to say “I’m guilty.”
  136. 136. 5th Amendment: rights in court. • You can’t be sent to court twice for the same reason (“Double Jeopardy”). • You do not have to testify against your self. (“I plead the fifth.”) • You must have due process of law before you are convicted.
  137. 137. http://marketplace.veer.com/images/DVP1211090_ • You can’t be sent to court twice for the same reason (“Double Jeopardy”). • You do not have to testify against your self. (“I plead the fifth.”) • You must have due process of law before you are convicted. 5th Amendment: rights in court.
  138. 138. "I plead the Fifth ... • You can’t be sent to court twice for the same reason (“Double Jeopardy”). • You do not have to testify against your self. (“I plead the fifth.”) • You must have due process of law before the jury says you are guilty. 5th Amendment: rights in court.
  139. 139. "I plead the Fifth ... • You can’t be sent to court twice for the same reason (“Double Jeopardy”). • You do not have to testify against your self. (“I plead the fifth.”) • You must have due process of law before the jury says you are guilty. 5th Amendment: rights in court.
  140. 140. • You can’t be sent to court twice for the same reason (“Double Jeopardy”). • You do not have to testify against your self. (“I plead the fifth.”) • You must have due process of law before a jury says you are guilty. 5th Amendment: rights in court.
  141. 141. Courts must follow a process. Due Process 5th Amendment: rights in court.
  142. 142. Courts must follow a process. Due Process 5th Amendment: rights in court. Due process: fair, but very slow.
  143. 143. • You cannot be tried for the same crime twice ( “Double Jeopardy”). • You do not have to testify against your self. (“I plead the fifth.”) • You must have due process of law before you are convicted. • If the government needs your land, it must pay you fairly. 5th Amendment: rights in court.
  144. 144. a The Sixth Amendment
  145. 145. a The Sixth Amendment The Sixth Amendment gives rights to people in court.
  146. 146. You must be told why you are in court. You have the right to a speedy trial. If you are broke, the court must give you a lawyer. A jury can hear your story. 6th Amendment: rights in court.
  147. 147. You must be told why you are in court. You have the right to a speedy trial. If you are broke, the court must give you a lawyer. A jury can decide if you are guilty or innocent.. 6th Amendment: rights in court.
  148. 148. You must be told why you are in court. You have the right to a speedy trial. If you are broke, the court must give you a lawyer. A jury can decide if you are guilty or innocent.. 6th Amendment: rights in court.
  149. 149. You must be told why you are in court. You have the right to a speedy trial. If you are broke, the court must give you a lawyer. A jury can decide if you are guilty or innocent.. 6th Amendment: rights in court.
  150. 150. You must be told why you are in court. You have the right to a speedy trial. If you are broke, the court must give you a lawyer. A jury can decide if you are guilty or innocent.. 6th Amendment: rights in court.
  151. 151. You must be told why you are in court. You have the right to a speedy trial. If you are broke, the court must give you a lawyer. A jury can decide if you are guilty or innocent.. 6th Amendment: rights in court.
  152. 152. You must be told why you are in court. You have the right to a speedy trial. If you are broke, the court must give you a lawyer. A jury can decide if you are guilty or innocent. 6th Amendment: rights in court.
  153. 153. You must be told why you are in court. You have the right to a speedy trial. If you are broke, the court must give you a lawyer. A jury can decide if you are guilty or innocent. He is innocent, your honor. 6th Amendment: rights in court.
  154. 154. a The Seventh Amendment
  155. 155. a The Seventh Amendment The Seventh Amendment gives the right for a jury to hear your story in court.
  156. 156. A jury can hear your story when you have a problem (not breaking the law). 6th Amendment: right to have a jury.
  157. 157. A jury can hear your story when you have a problem (not breaking the law). 6th Amendment: right to have a jury.
  158. 158. A jury can hear your story when you have a problem (not breaking the law). The driver must pay for a new tree. 6th Amendment: right to have a jury.
  159. 159. a The Eighth Amendment
  160. 160. a The Eighth Amendment The Eighth Amendment promises fines won’t be impossibly large and punishments will not be cruel
  161. 161. a The Eighth Amendment The Eighth Amendment promises fines won’t be impossibly large and punishments will not be cruel
  162. 162. No excessive bail No cruel punishment. If you show up at court, you get the money back. If you run away, the court holds the money. (…and you get a more serious punishment.) 8th Amendment: limits punishment
  163. 163. No excessive bail bail = money you pay to stay out of jail. If you show up at court, you get the money back. If you run away, the court holds the money. (…and you get a more serious punishment.) 8th Amendment: limits punishment
  164. 164. No excessive bail bail = money you pay to stay out of jail. If you show up at court, you get the money back. If you run away, the court holds the money. (…and you get a more serious punishment.) 8th Amendment: limits punishment
  165. 165. No excessive bail bail = money you pay to stay out of jail. If you show up at court, you get the money back. If you run away, the court holds the money. (…and you get a more serious punishment.) 8th Amendment: limits punishment
  166. 166. No excessive bail bail = money you pay to stay out of jail. If you show up at court, you get the money back. If you run away, the court holds the money. (…and you get a more serious punishment.) 8th Amendment: limits punishment
  167. 167. http://www.gimmejustice.com/8th-amen.php Bail money 8th Amendment: limits punishment
  168. 168. http://www.gimmejustice.com/8th-amen.php 8th Amendment: limits punishment Bail money
  169. 169. http://www.wpclipart.com/world_history/punishment/pillory_stocks.png No cruel and unusual punishment 8th Amendment: limits punishment
  170. 170. http://www.wpclipart.com/world_history/punishment/pillory_stocks.png No cruel and unusual punishment 8th Amendment: limits punishment
  171. 171. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Marco_palmezzano,_crocifissione_degli_Uffizi.jpg 8th Amendment: limits punishment
  172. 172. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Marco_palmezzano,_crocifissione_degli_Uffizi.jpg 8th Amendment: limits punishment
  173. 173. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Wickiana5.jpg 8th Amendment: limits punishment
  174. 174. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Wickiana5.jpg 8th Amendment: limits punishment
  175. 175. http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/b/b5/Bhai_Dayala_Ji_being_boiled_alive_by_the_Muslim_Moguls_1675_A.D.jpg 8th Amendment: limits punishment
  176. 176. http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/b/b5/Bhai_Dayala_Ji_being_boiled_alive_by_the_Muslim_Moguls_1675_A.D.jpg 8th Amendment: limits punishment
  177. 177. Cruel and unusual punishment? A shoplifter forced to wear ‘I am a thief’ sign. 8th Amendment: limits on punishment . http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-453210/Judge-orders-shoplifters-wear-Im-thief-signs.html#ixzz1DTOqsyrf
  178. 178. Is the death penalty cruel and unusual punishment? http://greatdebate2008.wikispaces.com/Death+Penalty Yes! No! Like gun rights, many Americans argue about the death penalty. 8th Amendment: limits on punishment
  179. 179. a The Ninth Amendment
  180. 180. a The Ninth Amendment
  181. 181. a The Ninth Amendment The Ninth Amendment promises many rights even if they are in the Constitution.
  182. 182. Leaders did not write every right in the Constitution, but we still have those rights. The government cannot take away our rights. We have many human rights. There are too many to write each one. 9th Amendment: we have rights not in the Constitution.
  183. 183. a The Tenth Amendment
  184. 184. a The Tenth Amendment The Tenth Amendment permits states to make up laws about anything that is *not* in the Constitution.
  185. 185. CjTsryAI LO Z Marriage age? Driving license age? State taxes? Medical marijuana? 10th Amendment: states’ rights.
  186. 186. CjTsryAI LO Z Marriage age? Driving license age? State taxes? Medical marijuana? 10th Amendment: states’ rights. If it is not in the Constitution, states make their own decisions.
  187. 187. Who decides what the Bill of Rights mean? Who is important? Individuals or Society?
  188. 188. Who decides what the Bill of Rights mean? Who is important? Individuals or Society?
  189. 189. Individual Rights... or Society’s Rights? Which is most important? Who decides what the Bill of Rights mean? Who is important? Individuals or Society?
  190. 190. Individual Rights... or Society’s Rights? Which is most important? Who decides what the Bill of Rights mean? Who is important? Individuals or Society?
  191. 191. Individual Rights... or Society’s Rights? Which is most important? Who decides what the Bill of Rights mean? Who is important? Individuals or Society?
  192. 192. Individual Rights... or Society’s Rights? Which is most important? Who decides what the Bill of Rights mean? Who is important? Individuals or Society?
  193. 193. Society
  194. 194. Society
  195. 195. Society
  196. 196. Society
  197. 197. Society The Supreme Court decides what each right means. The Supreme Court must balance the rights of the individual with the needs of society.
  198. 198. Society The Supreme Court decides what each right means. The Supreme Court must balance the rights of the individual with the needs of society.
  199. 199. Society The Supreme Court decides what each right means. The Supreme Court must balance the rights of the individual with the needs of society.
  200. 200. What is the Constitution? What are amendments? What are the Bill of Rights?
  201. 201. name: date: Senior Social Science: The Bill of Rights 1. The Constitution is rules for ____________________________. 2. Amendments are ____________ laws added to the Constitution. 3. The _______________ __________ ___________________ are called the Bill of Rights. 4. ____________ ______________ refused to sign the Constitution because it had no Bill of Rights. 5. George Mason influenced these leaders:_______________ ____________ and _________ _________. 6. The First Amendment gives people five rights: freedom of __________, freedom of _______________, freedom of the ________, freedom of ___________ and freedom to _______________ the government. 7. Tinker v. Des Moines was about kids wanting _________________________________ in school. 8. Abington v. Schempp was about kids wanting _________________________________ in school. 9. Thomas Jefferson said newspapers were ___________________ to keep government fair. 10. The Second Amendment is about using ______________________. 11. The Third Amendment blocks the military from using people's ________________. 12. The Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh & Eighth Amendments protect the rights of people in _____________. 13. The Fourth Amendment protects us from____________________________. 14. Police must have _______________________ before they search your things. 15. T.L.O. v. New Jersey was about school staff having permission to_______________ students in school. 16. The Eight Amendment is about fair___________________________. 17. The Ninth Amendment says we have many ______________________. 18. The Tenth Amendment says_______________ make their own laws about topics not in the Constitution. 19. The __________________________________decides what the Constitution means. 20. The Supreme Court decides which is more important --_____________’s rights or ___________’s rights.
  202. 202. name: date: Senior Social Science: The Bill of Rights 1. The Constitution is rules for government. 2. Amendments are______________ laws added to the Constitution. 3. The _______________ __________ ___________________ are called the Bill of Rights. 4. ____________ ______________ refused to sign the Constitution because it had no Bill of Rights. 5. George Mason influenced these leaders:_______________ ____________ and _________ _________. 6. The First Amendment gives people five rights: freedom of __________, freedom of _______________, freedom of the ________, freedom of ___________ and freedom to _______________ the government. 7. Tinker v. Des Moines was about kids wanting _________________________________ in school. 8. Abington v. Schempp was about kids wanting _________________________________ in school. 9. Thomas Jefferson said newspapers were ___________________ to keep government fair. 10. The Second Amendment is about using ______________________. 11. The Third Amendment blocks the military from using people's ________________. 12. The Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh & Eighth Amendments protect the rights of people in _____________. 13. The Fourth Amendment protects us from____________________________. 14. Police must have _______________________ before they search your things. 15. T.L.O. v. New Jersey was about school staff having permission to_______________ students in school. 16. The Eight Amendment is about fair___________________________. 17. The Ninth Amendment says we have many ______________________. 18. The Tenth Amendment says_______________ make their own laws about topics not in the Constitution. 19. The __________________________________decides what the Constitution means. 20. The Supreme Court decides which is more important --_____________’s rights or ___________’s rights.
  203. 203. name: date: Senior Social Science: The Bill of Rights 1. The Constitution is rules for government. 2. Amendments are new laws added to the Constitution. 3. The _______________ __________ ___________________ are called the Bill of Rights. 4. ____________ ______________ refused to sign the Constitution because it had no Bill of Rights. 5. George Mason influenced these leaders:_______________ ____________ and _________ _________. 6. The First Amendment gives people five rights: freedom of __________, freedom of _______________, freedom of the ________, freedom of ___________ and freedom to _______________ the government. 7. Tinker v. Des Moines was about kids wanting _________________________________ in school. 8. Abington v. Schempp was about kids wanting _________________________________ in school. 9. Thomas Jefferson said newspapers were ___________________ to keep government fair. 10. The Second Amendment is about using ______________________. 11. The Third Amendment blocks the military from using people's ________________. 12. The Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh & Eighth Amendments protect the rights of people in _____________. 13. The Fourth Amendment protects us from____________________________. 14. Police must have _______________________ before they search your things. 15. T.L.O. v. New Jersey was about school staff having permission to_______________ students in school. 16. The Eight Amendment is about fair___________________________. 17. The Ninth Amendment says we have many ______________________. 18. The Tenth Amendment says_______________ make their own laws about topics not in the Constitution. 19. The __________________________________decides what the Constitution means. 20. The Supreme Court decides which is more important --_____________’s rights or ___________’s rights.
  204. 204. name: date: Senior Social Science: The Bill of Rights 1. The Constitution is rules for government. 2. Amendments are new laws added to the Constitution. 3. The first ten Amendments are called the Bill of Rights. 4. ____________ ______________ refused to sign the Constitution because it had no Bill of Rights. 5. George Mason influenced these leaders:_______________ ____________ and _________ _________. 6. The First Amendment gives people five rights: freedom of __________, freedom of _______________, freedom of the ________, freedom of ___________ and freedom to _______________ the government. 7. Tinker v. Des Moines was about kids wanting _________________________________ in school. 8. Abington v. Schempp was about kids wanting _________________________________ in school. 9. Thomas Jefferson said newspapers were ___________________ to keep government fair. 10. The Second Amendment is about using ______________________. 11. The Third Amendment blocks the military from using people's ________________. 12. The Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh & Eighth Amendments protect the rights of people in _____________. 13. The Fourth Amendment protects us from____________________________. 14. Police must have _______________________ before they search your things. 15. T.L.O. v. New Jersey was about school staff having permission to_______________ students in school. 16. The Eight Amendment is about fair___________________________. 17. The Ninth Amendment says we have many ______________________. 18. The Tenth Amendment says_______________ make their own laws about topics not in the Constitution. 19. The __________________________________decides what the Constitution means. 20. The Supreme Court decides which is more important --_____________’s rights or ___________’s rights.
  205. 205. name: date: Senior Social Science: The Bill of Rights 1. The Constitution is rules for government. 2. Amendments are new laws added to the Constitution. 3. The first ten Amendments are called the Bill of Rights. 4. George Mason refused to sign the Constitution because it had no Bill of Rights. 5. George Mason influenced these leaders:_______________ ____________ and _________ _________. 6. The First Amendment gives people five rights: freedom of __________, freedom of _______________, freedom of the ________, freedom of ___________ and freedom to _______________ the government. 7. Tinker v. Des Moines was about kids wanting _________________________________ in school. 8. Abington v. Schempp was about kids wanting _________________________________ in school. 9. Thomas Jefferson said newspapers were ___________________ to keep government fair. 10. The Second Amendment is about using ______________________. 11. The Third Amendment blocks the military from using people's ________________. 12. The Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh & Eighth Amendments protect the rights of people in _____________. 13. The Fourth Amendment protects us from____________________________. 14. Police must have _______________________ before they search your things. 15. T.L.O. v. New Jersey was about school staff having permission to_______________ students in school. 16. The Eight Amendment is about fair___________________________. 17. The Ninth Amendment says we have many ______________________. 18. The Tenth Amendment says_______________ make their own laws about topics not in the Constitution. 19. The __________________________________decides what the Constitution means. 20. The Supreme Court decides which is more important --_____________’s rights or ___________’s rights.
  206. 206. name: date: Senior Social Science: The Bill of Rights 1. The Constitution is rules for government. 2. Amendments are new laws added to the Constitution. 3. The first ten Amendments are called the Bill of Rights. 4. George Mason refused to sign the Constitution because it had no Bill of Rights. 5. George Mason influenced these leaders: Thomas Jefferson and James Madison. 6. The First Amendment gives people five rights: freedom of __________, freedom of _______________, freedom of the ________, freedom of ___________ and freedom to _______________ the government. 7. Tinker v. Des Moines was about kids wanting _________________________________ in school. 8. Abington v. Schempp was about kids wanting _________________________________ in school. 9. Thomas Jefferson said newspapers were ___________________ to keep government fair. 10. The Second Amendment is about using ______________________. 11. The Third Amendment blocks the military from using people's ________________. 12. The Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh & Eighth Amendments protect the rights of people in _____________. 13. The Fourth Amendment protects us from____________________________. 14. Police must have _______________________ before they search your things. 15. T.L.O. v. New Jersey was about school staff having permission to_______________ students in school. 16. The Eight Amendment is about fair___________________________. 17. The Ninth Amendment says we have many ______________________. 18. The Tenth Amendment says_______________ make their own laws about topics not in the Constitution. 19. The __________________________________decides what the Constitution means. 20. The Supreme Court decides which is more important --_____________’s rights or ___________’s rights.
  207. 207. name: date: Senior Social Science: The Bill of Rights 1. The Constitution is rules for government. 2. Amendments are new laws added to the Constitution. 3. The first ten Amendments are called the Bill of Rights. 4. George Mason refused to sign the Constitution because it had no Bill of Rights. 5. George Mason influenced these leaders: Thomas Jefferson and James Madison. 6. The First Amendment gives people five rights: freedom of __________, freedom of _______________, freedom of the ________, freedom of ___________ and freedom to _______________ the government. 7. Tinker v. Des Moines was about kids wanting _________________________________ in school. 8. Abington v. Schempp was about kids wanting _________________________________ in school. 9. Thomas Jefferson said newspapers were ___________________ to keep government fair. 10. The Second Amendment is about using ______________________. 11. The Third Amendment blocks the military from using people's ________________. 12. The Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh & Eighth Amendments protect the rights of people in _____________. 13. The Fourth Amendment protects us from____________________________. 14. Police must have _______________________ before they search your things. 15. T.L.O. v. New Jersey was about school staff having permission to_______________ students in school. 16. The Eight Amendment is about fair___________________________. 17. The Ninth Amendment says we have many ______________________. 18. The Tenth Amendment says_______________ make their own laws about topics not in the Constitution. 19. The __________________________________decides what the Constitution means. 20. The Supreme Court decides which is more important --_____________’s rights or ___________’s rights.
  208. 208. name: date: Senior Social Science: The Bill of Rights 1. The Constitution is rules for government. 2. Amendments are new laws added to the Constitution. 3. The first ten Amendments are called the Bill of Rights. 4. George Mason refused to sign the Constitution because it had no Bill of Rights. 5. George Mason influenced these leaders: Thomas Jefferson and James Madison. 6. The First Amendment gives people five rights: freedom of speech, freedom of religion, freedom of the press, freedom of assembly and freedom to petition the government. 7. Tinker v. Des Moines was about kids wanting _________________________________ in school. 8. Abington v. Schempp was about kids wanting _________________________________ in school. 9. Thomas Jefferson said newspapers were ___________________ to keep government fair. 10. The Second Amendment is about using ______________________. 11. The Third Amendment blocks the military from using people's ________________. 12. The Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh & Eighth Amendments protect the rights of people in _____________. 13. The Fourth Amendment protects us from____________________________. 14. Police must have _______________________ before they search your things. 15. T.L.O. v. New Jersey was about school staff having permission to_______________ students in school. 16. The Eight Amendment is about fair___________________________. 17. The Ninth Amendment says we have many ______________________. 18. The Tenth Amendment says_______________ make their own laws about topics not in the Constitution. 19. The __________________________________decides what the Constitution means. 20. The Supreme Court decides which is more important --_____________’s rights or ___________’s rights.
  209. 209. name: date: Senior Social Science: The Bill of Rights 1. The Constitution is rules for government. 2. Amendments are new laws added to the Constitution. 3. The first ten Amendments are called the Bill of Rights. 4. George Mason refused to sign the Constitution because it had no Bill of Rights. 5. George Mason influenced these leaders: Thomas Jefferson and James Madison. 6. The First Amendment gives people five rights: freedom of speech, freedom of religion, freedom of the press, freedom of assembly and freedom to petition the government. 7. Tinker v. Des Moines was about kids wanting freedom of speech in school. 8. Abington v. Schempp was about kids wanting _________________________________ in school. 9. Thomas Jefferson said newspapers were ___________________ to keep government fair. 10. The Second Amendment is about using ______________________. 11. The Third Amendment blocks the military from using people's ________________. 12. The Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh & Eighth Amendments protect the rights of people in _____________. 13. The Fourth Amendment protects us from____________________________. 14. Police must have _______________________ before they search your things. 15. T.L.O. v. New Jersey was about school staff having permission to_______________ students in school. 16. The Eight Amendment is about fair___________________________. 17. The Ninth Amendment says we have many ______________________. 18. The Tenth Amendment says_______________ make their own laws about topics not in the Constitution. 19. The __________________________________decides what the Constitution means. 20. The Supreme Court decides which is more important --_____________’s rights or ___________’s rights.
  210. 210. name: date: Senior Social Science: The Bill of Rights 1. The Constitution is rules for government. 2. Amendments are new laws added to the Constitution. 3. The first ten Amendments are called the Bill of Rights. 4. George Mason refused to sign the Constitution because it had no Bill of Rights. 5. George Mason influenced these leaders: Thomas Jefferson and James Madison. 6. The First Amendment gives people five rights: freedom of speech, freedom of religion, freedom of the press, freedom of assembly and freedom to petition the government. 7. Tinker v. Des Moines was about kids wanting freedom of speech in school. 8. Abington v. Schempp was about kids wanting freedom of religion in school. 9. Thomas Jefferson said newspapers were ___________________ to keep government fair. 10. The Second Amendment is about using ______________________. 11. The Third Amendment blocks the military from using people's ________________. 12. The Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh & Eighth Amendments protect the rights of people in _____________. 13. The Fourth Amendment protects us from____________________________. 14. Police must have _______________________ before they search your things. 15. T.L.O. v. New Jersey was about school staff having permission to_______________ students in school. 16. The Eight Amendment is about fair___________________________. 17. The Ninth Amendment says we have many ______________________. 18. The Tenth Amendment says_______________ make their own laws about topics not in the Constitution. 19. The __________________________________decides what the Constitution means. 20. The Supreme Court decides which is more important --_____________’s rights or ___________’s rights.
  211. 211. name: date: Senior Social Science: The Bill of Rights 1. The Constitution is rules for government. 2. Amendments are new laws added to the Constitution. 3. The first ten Amendments are called the Bill of Rights. 4. George Mason refused to sign the Constitution because it had no Bill of Rights. 5. George Mason influenced these leaders: Thomas Jefferson and James Madison. 6. The First Amendment gives people five rights: freedom of speech, freedom of religion, freedom of the press, freedom of assembly and freedom to petition the government. 7. Tinker v. Des Moines was about kids wanting freedom of speech in school. 8. Abington v. Schempp was about kids wanting freedom of religion in school. 9. Thomas Jefferson said newspapers were important to keep government fair. 10. The Second Amendment is about using ______________________. 11. The Third Amendment blocks the military from using people's ________________. 12. The Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh & Eighth Amendments protect the rights of people in _____________. 13. The Fourth Amendment protects us from____________________________. 14. Police must have _______________________ before they search your things. 15. T.L.O. v. New Jersey was about school staff having permission to_______________ students in school. 16. The Eight Amendment is about fair___________________________. 17. The Ninth Amendment says we have many ______________________. 18. The Tenth Amendment says_______________ make their own laws about topics not in the Constitution. 19. The __________________________________decides what the Constitution means. 20. The Supreme Court decides which is more important --_____________’s rights or ___________’s rights.
  212. 212. name: date: Senior Social Science: The Bill of Rights 1. The Constitution is rules for government. 2. Amendments are new laws added to the Constitution. 3. The first ten Amendments are called the Bill of Rights. 4. George Mason refused to sign the Constitution because it had no Bill of Rights. 5. George Mason influenced these leaders: Thomas Jefferson and James Madison. 6. The First Amendment gives people five rights: freedom of speech, freedom of religion, freedom of the press, freedom of assembly and freedom to petition the government. 7. Tinker v. Des Moines was about kids wanting freedom of speech in school. 8. Abington v. Schempp was about kids wanting freedom of religion in school. 9. Thomas Jefferson said newspapers were important to keep government fair. 10. The Second Amendment is about using guns. 11. The Third Amendment blocks the military from using people's ________________. 12. The Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh & Eighth Amendments protect the rights of people in _____________. 13. The Fourth Amendment protects us from____________________________. 14. Police must have _______________________ before they search your things. 15. T.L.O. v. New Jersey was about school staff having permission to_______________ students in school. 16. The Eight Amendment is about fair___________________________. 17. The Ninth Amendment says we have many ______________________. 18. The Tenth Amendment says_______________ make their own laws about topics not in the Constitution. 19. The __________________________________decides what the Constitution means. 20. The Supreme Court decides which is more important --_____________’s rights or ___________’s rights.
  213. 213. name: date: Senior Social Science: The Bill of Rights 1. The Constitution is rules for government. 2. Amendments are new laws added to the Constitution. 3. The first ten Amendments are called the Bill of Rights. 4. George Mason refused to sign the Constitution because it had no Bill of Rights. 5. George Mason influenced these leaders: Thomas Jefferson and James Madison. 6. The First Amendment gives people five rights: freedom of speech, freedom of religion, freedom of the press, freedom of assembly and freedom to petition the government. 7. Tinker v. Des Moines was about kids wanting freedom of speech in school. 8. Abington v. Schempp was about kids wanting freedom of religion in school. 9. Thomas Jefferson said newspapers were important to keep government fair. 10. The Second Amendment is about using guns. 11. The Third Amendment blocks the military from using people's homes. 12. The Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh & Eighth Amendments protect the rights of people in _____________. 13. The Fourth Amendment protects us from____________________________. 14. Police must have _______________________ before they search your things. 15. T.L.O. v. New Jersey was about school staff having permission to_______________ students in school. 16. The Eight Amendment is about fair___________________________. 17. The Ninth Amendment says we have many ______________________. 18. The Tenth Amendment says_______________ make their own laws about topics not in the Constitution. 19. The __________________________________decides what the Constitution means. 20. The Supreme Court decides which is more important --_____________’s rights or ___________’s rights.
  214. 214. name: date: Senior Social Science: The Bill of Rights 1. The Constitution is rules for government. 2. Amendments are new laws added to the Constitution. 3. The first ten Amendments are called the Bill of Rights. 4. George Mason refused to sign the Constitution because it had no Bill of Rights. 5. George Mason influenced these leaders: Thomas Jefferson and James Madison. 6. The First Amendment gives people five rights: freedom of speech, freedom of religion, freedom of the press, freedom of assembly and freedom to petition the government. 7. Tinker v. Des Moines was about kids wanting freedom of speech in school. 8. Abington v. Schempp was about kids wanting freedom of religion in school. 9. Thomas Jefferson said newspapers were important to keep government fair. 10. The Second Amendment is about using guns. 11. The Third Amendment blocks the military from using people's homes. 12. The Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh & Eighth Amendments protect the rights of people in court. 13. The Fourth Amendment protects us from____________________________. 14. Police must have _______________________ before they search your things. 15. T.L.O. v. New Jersey was about school staff having permission to_______________ students in school. 16. The Eight Amendment is about fair___________________________. 17. The Ninth Amendment says we have many ______________________. 18. The Tenth Amendment says_______________ make their own laws about topics not in the Constitution. 19. The __________________________________decides what the Constitution means. 20. The Supreme Court decides which is more important --_____________’s rights or ___________’s rights.
  215. 215. name: date: Senior Social Science: The Bill of Rights 1. The Constitution is rules for government. 2. Amendments are new laws added to the Constitution. 3. The first ten Amendments are called the Bill of Rights. 4. George Mason refused to sign the Constitution because it had no Bill of Rights. 5. George Mason influenced these leaders: Thomas Jefferson and James Madison. 6. The First Amendment gives people five rights: freedom of speech, freedom of religion, freedom of the press, freedom of assembly and freedom to petition the government. 7. Tinker v. Des Moines was about kids wanting freedom of speech in school. 8. Abington v. Schempp was about kids wanting freedom of religion in school. 9. Thomas Jefferson said newspapers were important to keep government fair. 10. The Second Amendment is about using guns. 11. The Third Amendment blocks the military from using people's homes. 12. The Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh & Eighth Amendments protect the rights of people in court. 13. The Fourth Amendment protects us from police searches. 14. Police must have _______________________ before they search your things. 15. T.L.O. v. New Jersey was about school staff having permission to_______________ students in school. 16. The Eight Amendment is about fair___________________________. 17. The Ninth Amendment says we have many ______________________. 18. The Tenth Amendment says_______________ make their own laws about topics not in the Constitution. 19. The __________________________________decides what the Constitution means. 20. The Supreme Court decides which is more important --_____________’s rights or ___________’s rights.
  216. 216. name: date: Senior Social Science: The Bill of Rights 1. The Constitution is rules for government. 2. Amendments are new laws added to the Constitution. 3. The first ten Amendments are called the Bill of Rights. 4. George Mason refused to sign the Constitution because it had no Bill of Rights. 5. George Mason influenced these leaders: Thomas Jefferson and James Madison. 6. The First Amendment gives people five rights: freedom of speech, freedom of religion, freedom of the press, freedom of assembly and freedom to petition the government. 7. Tinker v. Des Moines was about kids wanting freedom of speech in school. 8. Abington v. Schempp was about kids wanting freedom of religion in school. 9. Thomas Jefferson said newspapers were important to keep government fair. 10. The Second Amendment is about using guns. 11. The Third Amendment blocks the military from using people's homes. 12. The Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh & Eighth Amendments protect the rights of people in court. 13. The Fourth Amendment protects us from police searches. 14. Police must have permission before they search your things. 15. T.L.O. v. New Jersey was about school staff having permission to_______________ students in school. 16. The Eight Amendment is about fair___________________________. 17. The Ninth Amendment says we have many ______________________. 18. The Tenth Amendment says_______________ make their own laws about topics not in the Constitution. 19. The __________________________________decides what the Constitution means. 20. The Supreme Court decides which is more important --_____________’s rights or ___________’s rights.
  217. 217. name: date: Senior Social Science: The Bill of Rights 1. The Constitution is rules for government. 2. Amendments are new laws added to the Constitution. 3. The first ten Amendments are called the Bill of Rights. 4. George Mason refused to sign the Constitution because it had no Bill of Rights. 5. George Mason influenced these leaders: Thomas Jefferson and James Madison. 6. The First Amendment gives people five rights: freedom of speech, freedom of religion, freedom of the press, freedom of assembly and freedom to petition the government. 7. Tinker v. Des Moines was about kids wanting freedom of speech in school. 8. Abington v. Schempp was about kids wanting freedom of religion in school. 9. Thomas Jefferson said newspapers were important to keep government fair. 10. The Second Amendment is about using guns. 11. The Third Amendment blocks the military from using people's homes. 12. The Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh & Eighth Amendments protect the rights of people in court. 13. The Fourth Amendment protects us from police searches. 14. Police must have permission before they search your things. 15. T.L.O. v. New Jersey was about school staff having permission to search students in school. 16. The Eight Amendment is about fair___________________________. 17. The Ninth Amendment says we have many ______________________. 18. The Tenth Amendment says_______________ make their own laws about topics not in the Constitution. 19. The __________________________________decides what the Constitution means. 20. The Supreme Court decides which is more important --_____________’s rights or ___________’s rights.
  218. 218. name: date: Senior Social Science: The Bill of Rights 1. The Constitution is rules for government. 2. Amendments are new laws added to the Constitution. 3. The first ten Amendments are called the Bill of Rights. 4. George Mason refused to sign the Constitution because it had no Bill of Rights. 5. George Mason influenced these leaders: Thomas Jefferson and James Madison. 6. The First Amendment gives people five rights: freedom of speech, freedom of religion, freedom of the press, freedom of assembly and freedom to petition the government. 7. Tinker v. Des Moines was about kids wanting freedom of speech in school. 8. Abington v. Schempp was about kids wanting freedom of religion in school. 9. Thomas Jefferson said newspapers were important to keep government fair. 10. The Second Amendment is about using guns. 11. The Third Amendment blocks the military from using people's homes. 12. The Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh & Eighth Amendments protect the rights of people in court. 13. The Fourth Amendment protects us from police searches. 14. Police must have permission before they search your things. 15. T.L.O. v. New Jersey was about school staff having permission to search students in school. 16. The Eight Amendment is about fair punishment. 17. The Ninth Amendment says we have many ______________________. 18. The Tenth Amendment says_______________ make their own laws about topics not in the Constitution. 19. The __________________________________decides what the Constitution means. 20. The Supreme Court decides which is more important --_____________’s rights or ___________’s rights.
  219. 219. name: date: Senior Social Science: The Bill of Rights 1. The Constitution is rules for government. 2. Amendments are new laws added to the Constitution. 3. The first ten Amendments are called the Bill of Rights. 4. George Mason refused to sign the Constitution because it had no Bill of Rights. 5. George Mason influenced these leaders: Thomas Jefferson and James Madison. 6. The First Amendment gives people five rights: freedom of speech, freedom of religion, freedom of the press, freedom of assembly and freedom to petition the government. 7. Tinker v. Des Moines was about kids wanting freedom of speech in school. 8. Abington v. Schempp was about kids wanting freedom of religion in school. 9. Thomas Jefferson said newspapers were important to keep government fair. 10. The Second Amendment is about using guns. 11. The Third Amendment blocks the military from using people's homes. 12. The Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh & Eighth Amendments protect the rights of people in court. 13. The Fourth Amendment protects us from police searches. 14. Police must have permission before they search your things. 15. T.L.O. v. New Jersey was about school staff having permission to search students in school. 16. The Eight Amendment is about fair punishment. 17. The Ninth Amendment says we have many rights. 18. The Tenth Amendment says_______________ make their own laws about topics not in the Constitution. 19. The __________________________________decides what the Constitution means. 20. The Supreme Court decides which is more important --_____________’s rights or ___________’s rights.
  220. 220. name: date: Senior Social Science: The Bill of Rights 1. The Constitution is rules for government. 2. Amendments are new laws added to the Constitution. 3. The first ten Amendments are called the Bill of Rights. 4. George Mason refused to sign the Constitution because it had no Bill of Rights. 5. George Mason influenced these leaders: Thomas Jefferson and James Madison. 6. The First Amendment gives people five rights: freedom of speech, freedom of religion, freedom of the press, freedom of assembly and freedom to petition the government. 7. Tinker v. Des Moines was about kids wanting freedom of speech in school. 8. Abington v. Schempp was about kids wanting freedom of religion in school. 9. Thomas Jefferson said newspapers were important to keep government fair. 10. The Second Amendment is about using guns. 11. The Third Amendment blocks the military from using people's homes. 12. The Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh & Eighth Amendments protect the rights of people in court. 13. The Fourth Amendment protects us from police searches. 14. Police must have permission before they search your things. 15. T.L.O. v. New Jersey was about school staff having permission to search students in school. 16. The Eight Amendment is about fair punishment. 17. The Ninth Amendment says we have many rights. 18. The Tenth Amendment says states make their own laws about topics not in the Constitution. 19. The __________________________________decides what the Constitution means. 20. The Supreme Court decides which is more important --_____________’s rights or ___________’s rights.
  221. 221. name: date: Senior Social Science: The Bill of Rights 1. The Constitution is rules for government. 2. Amendments are new laws added to the Constitution. 3. The first ten Amendments are called the Bill of Rights. 4. George Mason refused to sign the Constitution because it had no Bill of Rights. 5. George Mason influenced these leaders: Thomas Jefferson and James Madison. 6. The First Amendment gives people five rights: freedom of speech, freedom of religion, freedom of the press, freedom of assembly and freedom to petition the government. 7. Tinker v. Des Moines was about kids wanting freedom of speech in school. 8. Abington v. Schempp was about kids wanting freedom of religion in school. 9. Thomas Jefferson said newspapers were important to keep government fair. 10. The Second Amendment is about using guns. 11. The Third Amendment blocks the military from using people's homes. 12. The Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh & Eighth Amendments protect the rights of people in court. 13. The Fourth Amendment protects us from police searches. 14. Police must have permission before they search your things. 15. T.L.O. v. New Jersey was about school staff having permission to search students in school. 16. The Eight Amendment is about fair punishment. 17. The Ninth Amendment says we have many rights. 18. The Tenth Amendment says states make their own laws about topics not in the Constitution. 19. The Supreme Court decides what the Constitution means. 20. The Supreme Court decides which is more important --_____________’s rights or ___________’s rights.
  222. 222. name: date: Senior Social Science: The Bill of Rights 1. The Constitution is rules for government. 2. Amendments are new laws added to the Constitution. 3. The first ten Amendments are called the Bill of Rights. 4. George Mason refused to sign the Constitution because it had no Bill of Rights. 5. George Mason influenced these leaders: Thomas Jefferson and James Madison. 6. The First Amendment gives people five rights: freedom of speech, freedom of religion, freedom of the press, freedom of assembly and freedom to petition the government. 7. Tinker v. Des Moines was about kids wanting freedom of speech in school. 8. Abington v. Schempp was about kids wanting freedom of religion in school. 9. Thomas Jefferson said newspapers were important to keep government fair. 10. The Second Amendment is about using guns. 11. The Third Amendment blocks the military from using people's homes. 12. The Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh & Eighth Amendments protect the rights of people in court. 13. The Fourth Amendment protects us from police searches. 14. Police must have permission before they search your things. 15. T.L.O. v. New Jersey was about school staff having permission to search students in school. 16. The Eight Amendment is about fair punishment. 17. The Ninth Amendment says we have many rights. 18. The Tenth Amendment says states make their own laws about topics not in the Constitution. 19. The Supreme Court decides what the Constitution means. 20. The Supreme Court decides which is more important -- individual’s rights or society’s rights.

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