Government classes can use these flash cards to study the Bill of Rights and the original amendments
There are 15 flash cards in this set (3 pages to print.)
1. Print out the cards.
2. Cut along the dashed lines.
3. Fold along the solid lines.
Sample flash cards in this set:
|1st Amendment||R - Freedom of Religion A - Freedom of Assembly P - Freedom of P - Freedom of Petition S - Freedom of Speech|
|2nd Amendment (To Arms! To Arms!)||Right to bear arms - have guns.|
|3rd Amendment (3 is a crowd!)||Right not to quarter soldiers|
|4th Amendment (What are you searching for?)||Freedom from Unreasonable search and seizure|
|5th Amendment (I plead the 5th)||Due Process of Law - Innocent until proven guilty. -Can't be tried for the same crime twice (Double Jeopardy)|
|6th Amendment (Six and Speedy both begin with S)||Speedy - Prompt & Public trial Right to a attorney/Lawyer Right to a Jury trial|
|7th Amendment - Lucky 7 looks like an upside down J like Juries||Right to a Jury Trial (in civil casses or law suits)|
|8th Amendment (8 looks like a noose or handcuffs! Both are cruel)||No cruel or Unusual Punishment|
|9th Amendment 2 9s is 9 which stands for People Power||Constitutional rights do not deny other rights - just because it is not in the constitution does not mean you can not do it|
|10th Amendment - states wanted more rights||States' Rights - Powers not given to the Federal government are left up to the state governments|
|Amendment||an official change or addition|
|Bill of Rights||The first 10 amendments to the constitution.|
|Federalists||The people who supported the constitution as a document that balanced power well. They wanted a strong national government.|
|anti-federalists||the people who wanted the Bill of Rights added to the constitution. They were against a strong national government and for states rights|
|Ratify||to officially approve|