answersLogoWhite

0

History of the United States
US Constitution
Boston Massacre
Bill of Rights
Search and Seizure

What British action may have caused the Fourth Amendment?


Top Answer
User Avatar
Wiki User
Answered 2014-09-17 16:37:49

The Fourth Amendment was intended to prevent any actions similar to the hated British practice known as the 'writ of assistance.' It essentially amounted to general search warrants, rather than specific search warrants, that were frequently and easily abused.

001
๐Ÿ™
0
๐Ÿคจ
0
๐Ÿ˜ฎ
0
๐Ÿ˜‚
0
User Avatar

Your Answer

Loading...

Still have questions?

Related Questions

Which action caused many American colonists to support independence from the British Empire?

Great Britain increased taxes on many items in the colonies.


Which British action caused colonists to form militias in 1774 and 1775?

Coercive Acts (Intolerable Acts)


Equal rights amendment caused questions because?

Equal rights amendment caused questions because states revoked their ratification


What amendment was wrote for the whiskey rebellion?

The 18th amendment caused the Whiskey Rebellion. It was later repealed by the 21st amendment.


What British action caused the first violence in the growing conflict between Britain and America?

It was either the Proclamation of 1763, or the Intolerable Acts.


This proposed amendment caused questions when states revoked their ratification?

Equal Rights Amendment


What Proposed amendment caused questions when states revoked their ratification?

Equal Rights Amendment


What caused the second amendment to be in bill of rights?

== ==


Photochemical smog is caused by the action on chemicals of what?

Photochemical smog is caused by the action on chemicals of sunlight.


Which action caused many American colonist to support independence from british empire?

Great Britain increased taxes on many items in the colonies.


What caused the French and Indian War-?

It was a war for control of the vast American territory and was also the fourth war between the French and the British for colony possession. The war lasted for about nine years before ending in British victory.


What is a small hill of sand caused by the action of the wind?

small hill of sand caused by the action of wind


What caused the 20th amendment?

I have no idea so sorry.


What effect was caused by the 18th amendment to the us constitution?

The 18th amendment prohibited the manufacture, sale, and transportation of alcohol. Later repealed by 21st amendment.


The equal rights amendment caused questions because why?

The equal rights amendment caused questions as a result of states revoking their ratification rights. This amendment was finally ratified in 1992 which was more than 202 years after it was first introduced into Congress.


What caused the 18th amendment?

drunk husbands and the abuse of alcohol


What incident Caused the British Parliament to pass the Coercive acts?

What incident caused the British parliament to pass the coercive Acts


What effect was caused by the Eighteenth Amendment to the US Constitution?

speakeasies were created


What caused the 7th amendment to be written?

the fact that peaple where being bad >:


What caused the 5th amendment to be written?

Some people were pressured to talk


What caused crime?

Decisions, taken into action.


What caused the British to surrender in the Revolutionary War?

because the Americans were beating the british


The equal rights amendment caused questions because?

of supreme court order.


What caused the fall of new France?

The british


What caused the British Partition of India?

The communists