Bill of Rights Vocabulary Practice
  1. This term means that a person can only be punished after having received a fair trial.
  2. Money or property an accused person must give to the court to guarantee the person will appear for trial.
  3. Due to this, the government cannot take something away from a citizen for public use without paying a proper price for it.
  4. The first ten amendments to the constitution is called this. It was added to the Constitution to insure its ratification.
  5. This legal term insures that a person cannot be tried twice for the same crime.
  6. A formal accusation of a crime made by a group of citizens called a grand jury.
  7. A judge must issue this document, which describes what area is to be searched by the police and the things to be seized.
  8. This term is legal-speak for being forced to testify against oneself or being forced into a confession.
  9. This term is the phrase for the government's right to take private property for public use.
  10. The first Amendment establishes this idea, where there is a division between religion and government.
  11. Americans have this right: to express ideas and listen to the opinions of others.
  12. Americans have this right: to worship in the way they choose or to not worship if they choose.
  13. The First Amendment states that Americans have the right to hold meetings or belong to groups as long as those meetings are peaceful.
  14. People do not have the right to speak lies about others, or else they can be sued for this offense.
  15. Americans value this right protected by the First Amendment. It is the right to express one's ideas in writing or through electronic broadcasts.
  16. Writing something about a person that is known to be untrue can result in a lawsuit for this offense.
  17. The Second Amendment protects this right, which was included in the Bill of Rights for protection against Native Americans and wild animals.
  18. This part of the Constitution sets aside powers of government for the states or the American people.
  19. This part of the Constitution states the American people enjoy many other rights not listed in the Constitution.
  20. The First Amendment gives Americans the right to ask the government to change something a citizen feels is wrong.
  1. Bill of Rights (77)

  2. Freedom of religion 

  3. Separation of church and state 

  4. Freedom of speech 

  5. Slander (78) 

  6. Freedom of the Press 

  7. Libel 

  8. Freedom of assembly 

  9. Freedom of petition 

  10. The Right to bear arms (79) 

  11. Search Warrant

  12. Indicted 

  13. Self-incrimination 

  14. Double jeopardy 

  15. Due process of law (80) 

  16. Right to own private property 

  17. Eminent Domain 

  18. Eighth Amendment/Bail

  19. The rights protected by the Ninth Amendment 

  20. Tenth Amendment

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