In suits at common law, where the value in controversy shall exceed twenty dollars, the right of trial by jury shall be preserved, and no fact tried by a jury, shall be otherwise reexamined in any court of the United States, than according to the rules of the common law.
Click the following link to read more about the 7th Amendment: constitutioncenter.org/interactive-constitution/amendments/amendment-vii
In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial, by an impartial jury of the state and district wherein the crime shall have been committed, which district shall have been previously ascertained by law, and to be informed of the nature and cause of the accusation; to be confronted with the witnesses against him; to have compulsory process for obtaining witnesses in his favor, and to have the assistance of counsel for his defense.
Gideon v. Wainwright www.youtube.com/watch?v=epEAXjJiJIk&safe=active&IP=10.17.230.6
Click the following link to read more about the 6th Amendment:constitutioncenter.org/interactive-constitution/amendments/amendment-vi
"No person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime, unless on a presentment or indictment of a grand jury, except in cases arising in the land or naval forces, or in the militia, when in actual service in time of war or public danger; nor shall any person be subject for the same offense to be twice put in jeopardy of life or limb; nor shall be compelled in any criminal case to be a witness against himself, nor be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor shall private property be taken for public use, without just compensation."
Video to help understand the 5th Amendment: www.youtube.com/watch?v=UyHWRXAAgmQ&t=202s
Click the following link to read more about the 5th Amendment: constitutioncenter.org/interactive-constitution/amendments/amendment-v
The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.
MAPP v. OHIO click on the link to learn more: www.annenbergclassroom.org/page/search-and-seizure-mapp-v-ohio
Video to help understand 4th Amendment: www.youtube.com/watch?v=_4O1OlGyTuU
Click on the following link to watch the State of the Union Address: www.youtube.com/watch?v=O18k-sA7r1I
No Soldier shall, in time of peace be quartered in any house, without the consent of the Owner, nor in time of war, but in a manner to be prescribed by law.
Click the following link to read about the 3rd Amendment: constitutioncenter.org/interactive-constitution/amendments/amendment-iii
A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed.
Click the following link to read about the 2nd Amendment: constitutioncenter.org/interactive-constitution/amendments/amendment-ii
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.
Freedom of Religion video: www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y8dI1GTWCk4&t=26s
Freedom of Speech video:www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zeeq0qaEaLw
Freedom of the Press video: www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vtpd0EbaFoQ
Explanation of the 1st Amendment (Click the link)www.youtube.com/watch?v=puxdQRxlzWQ&safe=active&IP=10.17.230.63&CAT=RRATED&USER=IPGR
In class we watched the following video to help understand the ideas of the Federalist (Hamilton) and the Anti-Federalist (Jefferson). Click the link below to watch the video.
Go to the following site: billofrightsinstitute.org/educate/educator-resources/lessons-plans/federalist-anti-federalist-papers/
1. Read Federalist No. 1 and answer the four questions at the bottom of the site
2. Read Brutus No. 1 and answer the four questions at the bottom of the site
Click on the following link to view the Federalist papers: www.let.rug.nl/usa/documents/1786-1800/the-federalist-papers/
Click on the following link to view the Anti-Federalist papers: thefederalistpapers.org/anti-federalist-papers