Ratification and the Bill of Rights

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Common law as described by the Seventh Amendment makes sure that
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civil and criminal courts are fair.
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How does the Eighth Amendment protect people found guilty of crimes?
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It limits their punishment.
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An example of due process of law as guaranteed by the Fifth Amendment is
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being given a fair trial before a jury.
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Which of the following best states an interpretation of the Second Amendment?
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There should be no limits on owning and using guns.
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Why does the First Amendment place limits on freedom of speech in the United States?
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to protect people and the country
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The Second Amendment is considered controversial because some people disagree about whether
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everyone can own and use guns.
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Federalists believed in the separation of powers because they wanted
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the central government to avoid monarchy.
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Under the Eighth Amendment, a person charged with a crime
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does not have to pay excessive bail.
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According to the Fifth Amendment, people who are accused of a crime
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cannot be tried twice for the same crime.
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The First Amendment to the US Constitution mainly guarantees rights for
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all citizens.

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