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Salem International University CHEN HECHENG Bill of Rights 02-20-2012 Bill of Rights is ten amendments which were ratified on December 15, 1791. The ten amendments are aimed at protecting people’s rights. Those rights are not all the rights that American people have, but those rights are the most important. In Amendment 1, it limits the congress’s power and it gives people the rights of freedom of speech, press, religion and petition. Amendment Two gives people the right to keep and bear arms. The
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condition continues today, even though it may cause some crime problems. Amendment Three says that soldiers cannot be quartered in people’s houses. Amendment Four protects people’s property and their copyrights. It also regulates searches and seizures. Amendment Five says the government cannot be able to extort confessions by torture and legal criminal proceedings. Amendment Six gives people the right to a speedy trial and witnesses. Amendment Seven is the right to a trial by jury. No excessive bail, no fines
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This note was uploaded on 03/11/2012 for the course ENG 101 taught by Professor Leland during the Spring '12 term at Salem Intl..

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