What we call the Bill of Rights is actually the first 10 amendments (or changes) that were made to the United States Constitution.
The first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution are briefly summarized below.
- 1) Freedom of religion, speech, press, assembly, and petition.
- 2) Right to keep and bear arms in order to maintain a well regulated militia.
- 3) No quartering of soldiers.
- 4) Freedom from unreasonable searches and seizures.
- 5) Right to due process of law, freedom from self-incrimination, double jeopardy.
- 6) Rights of accused persons, e.g., right to a speedy and public trial.
- 7) Right of trial by jury in civil cases.
- 8) Freedom from excessive bail, cruel and unusual punishments.
- 9) Other rights of the people.
- 10) Powers reserved to the states.
In this set of worksheets your student can learn the Bill of Rights as well as give examples of each right via written description or drawing.
10 pages and appropriate for ages 7 and up.