The Bill of Rights is a collection of the first 10 amendments of the US Constitution.
It contains the following amendments:
- 1st Amendment: Freedom of religion, speech, press, assembly, and petition
- 2nd Amendment: Right to bear arms
- 3rd Amendment: Protection against the quartering of soldiers in your home
- 4th Amendment: Unreasonable searches and seizures prohibited
- 5th Amendment: Right not to self-incriminate. Double Jeopardy. Right to due process and protection of property
- 6th Amendment: Right to a speedy and public trial by an impartial jury
- 7th Amendment: Right to confront witnesses and have legal counsel
- 8th Amendment: Excessive bail and fines prohibited; cruel and unusual punishment banned
- 9th Amendment: Powers not delegated to the federal government are reserved for the states or the people
- 10th Amendment: Powers of the Constitution apply to the states and the people, not just the federal government.
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