* Amendment 1- Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances. * Freedom of Religion * Freedom of Speech * Freedom of Press * Right to peaceable assemble * Right to petition the government for redress of grievances * Amendment 2 - A well-regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed.. * We have the right to form militia * We have the right to own weapons * Amendment 3- A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed. * We have the right to refuse hospitatlity to a soldier, unless otherwise stated by law. * Amendment 4 - No Soldier shall, in time of peace be quartered in any house, without the consent of the Owner, nor in time of war, but in a manner to be prescribed by law. * Right to privacy * Right not to be searched without warrant * Right to secure private property * Amendment 5 – No person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime, unless on a presentment or indictment of a Grand Jury, except in cases arising in the land or naval forces, or in the Militia, when in actual service in time of War or public danger; nor shall any person be subject for the same offence to be twice put in jeopardy of life or limb, nor shall be compelled in any criminal case to be a witness against himself, nor be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor shall private property be taken for public use, without just compensation. * Right to a due process * Right to remain silent * Right to not self-incriminate in court * Right to be presented with properly obtained evidence * Amendment 6 - In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial, by an impartial jury of the State and district wherein the crime shall have been committed; which district shall have been previously ascertained by law, and to be informed of the nature and cause of the accusation; to be confronted with the witnesses against him; to have compulsory process for obtaining witnesses in his favor, and to have the assistance of counsel for his defense. * Right to a…
them follow and live according to this law. Does a person have the right to prohibit someone’s exercise or beliefs? If the belief is appropriate given the circumstances and is within the boundaries of law, then it should be widely accepted and even supported. Therefore, the implementation of the Shariah Law in the U.S is compatible with the U.S. First Amendment and Article VI of the U.S. Constitution.
The First Amendment states that “… the congress shall make no law respecting an establishment…
The United states was established as democratic republic based on the priciples found in the Constitution.Throughout the period from 1787 to 1865,as the national gorvernment increased its power,The United States attempted to maintain a seperation of powers in which the purposes of government could be fullfilled and th epowers of government would be the powers of government would be distributed amongst state and federal levels.
The general government assumes undelegated powers…
THE BIRTH OF THE CONSTITUTION
The Articles of Confederation
a. Confederation: When a group of people or nations form an alliance.
b. Constituiton: A system of laws by which a country is governed.
c. Commerce: Buying or selling/ exchanging of goods.
2. What was the first form of our national government? The articles of confederation.
3. For a law to pass, how many states had to agree? 9 states.
4. What were the powers of congress under the Articles of Confederation? Congress…
Congress of the United States begun and held at the City of New-York, on Wednesday the fourth of March, one thousand seven hundred and eighty nine.
THE Conventions of a number of the States, having at the time of their adopting the Constitution, expressed a desire, in order to prevent misconstruction or abuse of its powers, that further declaratory and restrictive clauses should be added: And as extending the ground of public confidence in the Government, will best ensure…
federal courts and state court, and the branches that are within both. In the state court there is the Justice of the peace, the Municipal Court, The County Court, The Intermediate Court of Appeal, and the State Supreme Court. Each of these courts plays a very integral part when it comes to the state court systems. The various branches within the federal court system are The Federal Legislative Court, the Ex-legislative special Consuitiional Court and of course the United States Supreme Court. Of…
Constitution PaperChristina WitherellHis/110October 27, 2014Thomas Ward
Constitution PaperHow the Constitution addressed the weaknesses in the Articles of Confederation is best described if we can discuss a few weaknesses and the constitutions solution to each problem. We have five weaknesses here that we can discuss the solutions to. (1) No Executive branch (Article II, Section 1). With no president the government would have lacked a leader and someone to make the ultimate decisions on actions…
The Fourth Amendment is part of the Bill of Rights that is in the United States Constitution. This Amendment guards and protects people from unnecessary searches and seizures along with retrieving a warrant to be judicially reviewed, sanctioned and supported by probable cause. Such as an unreasonable arrest also known as a seizure, the Amendment proscribes of unreasonable searches of people, homes, or personal property without the proof of a warrant. In the case of retrieving a warrant under the…
Constitution of the united states
Section I: Allows for the House of Representatives and Senate to be the legislative powers of the United States.
Section II: Sets the guidelines for the members of the House of Representatives
Section III: Sets the guidelines for the members of the Senate
Section IV: Legislature determines when to hold elections, Congress meets every year on the first Monday in December.
Section V: Gives rules that govern the meetings of Congress
By: Chris MacDonald, Ph. D
Recently in the United States, there has been several high profile cases in which the public has gotten involved. Chris MacDonald introduces the Michael Brown and Eric Garner cases. Those two trials failed to indict the officers involved in these cases. MacDonald goes in to detail about why these officers were not indicted, ethics that are tied into it, and self-regulation.
First, Chris goes to explain that grand juries are reluctant to indicting officers. MacDonald…