5 rights and freedoms protected in the amendments to the Constitution.?
The first amendment protects the five rights of speech, religion, press, assembly and petition. ...
Asked in Germany in WW2, US Constitution, RuneScape
What are the key points of article 5 of the constitution?
Article V of US constitution deals with the procedure of introducing amendments in US constitution. It entails that both houses of US Congress must pass the said amendment with a two third majority after which the amendment is sent to states for ratification. ...
Which amendment protects US citizens from double jeopardy?
The Fifth amendment, which also states that a person cannot be compelled to testify against himself. Amendment 5 of the US Constitution states (in part): "...nor shall any person be subject for the same offence to be twice put in jeopardy of life or limb..." (First United States Congress December 15 1791) ...
Which amendment gives you the right to remain silent?
Amendment number 5 (or V) is protects us from having to give any evidence against ourselves. In other words, this gives us the right to remain silent. ...
Asked in Politics and Government, US Constitution
What does article 5 of the constitution deal with?
Article 5 of the US Constitution describes how the Constitution may be altered by proposing an amendment or amendments and subsequent ratification. Thirty-three amendments have been proposed and twenty-seven of those have been ratified and are now part of the Constitution. ...
What is a formal amendment to the US Constitution?
Formal amendments are changes or additional test that become part of the Constitution. There are four methods that can place an amendment in the U.S. Constitution. 1.Executive action 2.legislation 3. Court decisions 4. Party practices 5. Custom ...
Is it against the constitution to put a time limit on the ratification of an amendment?
Per article V (5) of the US Constitution; there is not a time limit on the amendment process, although one may be in statute(s) or procedural rules later adopted by Congress or the Senate. ...
How many states were needed for the constitution to be ratified?
3/5 Answer: 9 states were needed to ratify the new US Constitution according to Article VII of the Constitution. The number of states needed was never specified as a fraction, the way the Constitution specifies for an amendment. ...
Bill of rights protects citizens from?
from being stripped of their unalienable rights. Each of those 10 amendments protects us from different things, and gives us different rights. Such as in amendment 8 it protects us from cruel and unusual punishment. here I give you a small really condensed list. Am1. gives us 5 rights freedom of speech, press, religion, petition, and assembly Am2. gives us the right to keep and bear arms. Am3. protects us from the quartering of troops. Am4. protects us from illegal searches and seizures. Am5.protects us...
Asked in Federal Laws, Nigeria
How is the Nigerian Constitution amended?
Nigeria constitution can be amend through th following process 1 by legislative procedures 2 by referendum amendment 3 federal amendment 4 judicial amendment 5 conventional and custom amendment 6 coup d'etat amendment ...
What are the 5 basic first amendment rights?
The First Amendment of the United States Constitution protects the right to freedom of religion and freedom of expression from government interference. Freedom of expression consists of the rights to freedom of speech, press, assembly and to petition the government for a redress of grievances, and the implied rights of association and belief. The Supreme Court tells us how far these rights may be extended. ...
Asked in US Constitution, State Laws
How does Article 5 of the Constitution resolve conflicts between federal and state laws?
Article 5 of the constitution has nothing to do with state laws, or its conflicts with federal law; article 5 is the mode of amendment for the constitution. ...
Asked in US Constitution
How many amendments of the US Constitution have been repealed?
One: the XVIII Amendment, enacted January 29,1919, which prohibited the sale, use, import or export of alcohol; it was repealed by the XXI Amendment, December 5, 1933. ...
What has been the most common method for adding an amendment to the constitution?
Article 5 gives the process of amending the US constitution. Both the Senate and the House of Representatives, in the US Congress, approve by a two-third majority voting. This is a joint resolution that amends the constitution. By this the Presidents signature is not required. ...
Asked in History of the United States
What are the freedoms granted and rights protected by the Bill of Rights?
Amendment 1 Protects: freedom of religion freedom of speech freedom of the press right to assemble (gather in a group to protest) right to petition (tell the government if it is doing something wrong) Amendment 2 Protects the right to bear arms (keep guns for protection) Amendment 3 Protects the owner of a house from having to let soldiers spend the night for free Amendment 4 Protects people from unreasonable searches and seizures Amendment 5 Protects people from: double jeopardy (being tried in court twice for the same crime) having to witness against themselves...
Asked in Criminal Law, US Constitution
What did the fourteenth amendment to the US constitution establish?
There are 5 provisions ensconced within the 14th Amendment. Basically the amendment addresses citizenship rights and equal protection of the laws and was proposed in response to issues related to former slaves following the American Civil War. ...
Asked in US Constitution, US Government, US Congress
Which branch of congress has the power to ratify an amendment to the constitution?
No branch of Congress ratifies an amendment. 2/3s of both houses (House and Senate) propose an amendment and send the proposed amendment out to the states for ratification. 3/4s of the states are needed to "ratify" an amendment. This is found in Article 5 of the Constitution. ...
Asked in State Constitutions (United States)
How would a California constitutional amendment be repealed?
There are five ways: 1) Prove the amendment was enacted via fraudulent promotion, or 2) Overthrow the government, or 3) Promote and pass another amendment to replace the amendment you want repealed, or 4) Promote and pass a federal amendment to the constitution which would trump a state constitution, or 5) Move to a state or country which doesn't have such a statute in their constitution. ...