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Name 3 rights of freedom guaranteed by the Bill of Rights
(a)Freedom of speech, press, religion, peaceable assembly, and requesting change of government
(b)The right to bear arms (the right to have weapons or own a gun, though subject to certain regulations)
(c)The government may not quarter, or house, soldiers in the people's homes during peacetime without the people's consent
(d)The government may not search or take a person's property without a warrant
(e)A person may not be tried twice for the same crime and does not have to testify against him/herself
(f)A person charged with a crime still has some rights, such as the right to a trial and to have a lawyer
(g)The right to trial by jury in most cases
(h)Protects people against excessive or unreasonable fines or cruel and unusual punishment
(i)The people have rights other than those mentioned in the Constitution
(j)Any power not given to the federal government by the Constitution is a power of either the state or the people
Who has the power to declare the war?
The Congress
What kind of government does the United States have?
Republican
Which President freed the slaves?
Abraham Lincoln
In what year was the Constitution written?
1787
What are the first 10 amendments to the Constitution called?
The Bill of Rights
Name one purpose of the United Nations?
For countries to discuss and try to resolve world problems, to provide economic aid to many countries
Where does Congress meet?
In the Capitol in Washington, DC
Whose rights are guaranteed by the Constitution and the Bill of Rights?
Everyone (citizens and non-citizens living in US)
What is the introduction to the Constitution called?
The Preamble
Name one benefit of being citizen of the United States
Obtain federal government jobs, travel with US passport, petition for close relatives to come to the US to live
What is the most important right granted to US citizens?
The right to vote
What is the United States Capitol?
The place where Congress Meets
What is the White House?
The President's official home
Where is the White House located?
1600 Pennsylvania Ave Northwest, Washington, DC