Bill Of Rights Story
Updated: 2/11/2021
Bill Of Rights Story

Storyboard Text

  • The First Amendment grants rights like freedom of speech, press, assemble, protest, and religion.
  • The Second Amendment grants the right to keep and bear arms.
  • The Third Amendment prevents the government from forcing homeowners to allow soldiers to use their homes.
  • No
  • Let me stay here!
  • The Fourth Amendment prevents the government from an unreasonable search and seizure on a person or private property.
  • I am going to search you!
  • No!
  • The Fifth Amendment states that a person cannot be imprisoned without the process of law, they cannot tried twice for the same offense, and they have the right to self-incrimination.
  • This court is in session!
  • The Sixth Amendment provides additional protections to people accused of crimes like a speedy and public trial, trial by an impartial jury in criminal cases, and the person can be informed of criminal charges.
  • The Seventh Amendment extends the right to a jury trial in Federal civil cases.
  • The Eighth Amendment states that excessive bail, excessive fines imposed, and cruel/unusual punishments inflicted are not required.
  • I am going to sentence you to a $5,000 bail.
  • The Ninth Amendment states that the all rights in the Constitution does not mean that the people do not have other rights that are no listed in the Constitution.
  • The Tenth Amendment states that the federal government only has powers listed in the Constitution. The other laws that are not listed in the Constitution are up to the states and people.