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What is the Brady Law?
A federal law requiring a waiting period and background check in order to buy a handgun.
The steps of arresting and prosecuting a person in jail are called...
Due Process
What is the eighth amendment?
Bail, fines, punishments
Name all of the articles to the Constitution
Article I- Legislative branch
Article II- Executive Branch
Article III-Judicial Branch
Article IV-Relations among states
Article V- Amending the Constitution
Article VI- Role of national government
Article VII- Ratification of the Constitution
What is Double Jeopardy?
The prosectution of somebody a second time for something that he/she has already been tried for.
What is the Writ of Habeas Corpus?
When the officer brings you infront of the court and you tell people why you are being held.
What is the American Revolution?
(1775) The second continental congress and the rest of the colonies agreed with Benjamin Franklin. The albony Plan of Union with the second continental congress, became America's first government.
What is the Ex Post Facto Law?
A law that sets a penalty for an act that was legal at the time of the crime.
What is the Ex Post Facto Law?
A law that sets a penalty for an act that was legal at the time of the crime.
-America's first national constitution
-Drafted in 1777 which stressed the independence of the seperate states

^examples of...
Articles of Confederation
-America's first national constitution
-Drafted in 1777 which stressed the independence of the seperate states

^examples of...
Articles of Confederation
-America's first national constitution
-Drafted in 1777 which stressed the independence of the seperate states

^examples of...
Articles of Confederation
The Albony Plan of Union
Created by Benjamin franklin, all of the colonies coudl unit into one nation instead of 13 seperate colonies