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When were the first 10 amendments approved?

1791

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state religion is illegal

freedom of press, speech, right to assemble and petition the gov't

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right to bear arrms

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3

troops can't stay in homes w/o consent

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probable cause:

protects against unreasonable search and seizure

necessary evidence for search warrants

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double jeopardy:
self-incrimination:
guarantee of due process:
eminent domain:

establishes grand jury

can't be tried for same crime twice
can't testify against yourself
legal rights are protected
compensation for private property take for public use

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right to a speedy trial by impartial jury, right to representation, right to be informed of charges

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trial by jury in most civil cases

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prohibits excessive bail and cruel and unusual punishment

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does not deny ppl any rights not specifically mentioned in constitution

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gives to the states or the people
powers not granted to congress or denied to the states

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state can't be sued by individuals in another state

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electors cast separate votes for president and vp

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SLAVERY ABOLISHED

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segregation is unconsitutional- all ppl born in u.s. have equal rights

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slaves earn right to vote. can't deny vote based on race, color, or slavery

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federal income tax starts

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senators directly elected

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prohibition

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CAN'T DENY VOTE BASED ON SEX

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dates of presidential inaguration and opening of congress

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prohibition repealed

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limit of president to 2 terms

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citizens of d.c. can vote for president

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poll tax is illegal

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deals w/ succession of president and vp

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voting age set at 18

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limits when pay raises for congress can be enacted