The Top Ten Freedoms!!!

Tell Me!? What are the 10 Freedoms Guaranteed by the Bill of Rights???



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Eric Shawn

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Page, Brian. Washington, D.C. April 2004. Pics4Learning. 17 Oct 2006.


Introduction

The following links are resources for understanding each of the 10 amendments outlined in the Bill of Rights. Originally created to ensure the rights of states within the federal government, the Bill of Rights provides the basis for the major freedoms guaranteed to U.S. citizens. What is the Bill of Rights and what are the 10 freedoms guaranteed by the constitution? Check out the links below for information on each.

    •The Bill of Rights: Amendments 1-10 of the Constitution
Provides a brief summary of each amendment of the Bill of Rights.
    •The Charters of Freedom: A New World Is At Hand
Provides a history of why the Bill of Rights is included in the constitution and information on each Amendment.
    •First Amendment to the United States Constitution
Provides extensive information about the 1st amendment, its history and what the freedoms it protects.
    •Second Amendment to the United States Constitution
Provides extensive information about the 2nd amendment.
    •Third Amendment to the United States Constitution
Information and history of the 3rd amendment - from wikipedia.
    •Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution
Provides a history and in-depth resources for the fourth amendment of the constitution.
    •Fifth Amendment - Due Process of Law
Provides details about the 5th amendment and due process of law.
    •6th Amendment to the Constitution
History and details of 6th amendment: related to criminal prosecutions in federal court.
    •Seventh Amendment: Right to Trial by Jury
Details and in depth historical analysis of the 7th amendment: trial by jury.
    •8th Amendment: Cruel and Unusual Punishment
The 8th amendment prohibits excessive bail or fines, as well as cruel and unusual punishment. Details on the history and law, here.
    •The Ninth Amendment: Rights of All!
Outlines the 9th Amendment: enumerating the rights of all individuals not enumerated in the constitution. Check out the history and details here.
    •The 10th Amendment!!!!
The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved for the States respectively, or to the people. Check it out here.


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