Amendment 1: freedom of religion, speech, press Amendment 2: right to bear arms Amendment 3: The housing of soldiers Amendment 4: protection from unreasonable searches & seizures Amendment 5: protection to rights to life, liberty & property Amendment 6: Rights of Accused Persons in Criminal Cases Amendment 7: Rights in Civil Cases Amendment 8: Excessive Bail, Fines and Punishments Forbidden Amendment 9: Other Rights Kept by the People Amendment 10: Undelegated Powers Kept by the States and the People
Separation of Powers & Articles of Confederation
The Declaration summarized the colonists' motivations for seeking independence.
Three Branches of Government
Three Branches Of Government
the first ten amendments to the US Constitution, ratified in 1791 and guaranteeing such rights as the freedoms of speech, assembly, and worship.
This isn't going to work....
the original constitution of the US, ratified in 1781, which was replaced by the US Constitution in 1789. When they were talking about the Articles of Confederation they wanted to Separate the powers.
The Original US Constitution
They separated the powers into three different branches
The Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia met between May and September of 1787 to address the problems of the weak central government that existed under the Articles of Confederation.