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What are the 10 amendments of the bill of rights?

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02/13/2011

1st Amendment - Freedom of Speech, Religion, and Press and freedom to assemble.

2nd Amendment - the right to keep and bear arms.

3rd Amendment - guards against forced quartering of troops.

4th Amendment - unreasonable searches and seizures.

5th Amendment - guarantees trial by jury, guards against double jeopardy and self-incrimination.

6th Amendment - defines the rights of the accused: speedy trial, to be informed of charges against you, the right to have an attorney.

7th Amendment - lays out the rules of Common Law.

8th Amendment - protects against cruel and unusual punishment.

9th Amendment - ensures that the individual rights not enumerated in the Constitution are protected

10th Amendment - Limits the power of the federal government.