Name____________________ Date________ Class_______ Bill of Rights Directions- Answer the following questions about the Amendments. 1. The Bill of Rights are the first _______ Amendments to the Constitution. 2. List the five freedoms given to us by the First Amendment a. ________________________ b. ________________________ c. ________________________ d. ________________________ e. ________________________ 3. Which Amendment gives Americans the right to own a gun?_________________ 4. Which Amendment protects us from illegal searches and seizures by police/ law enforcement?_____________________________ 5. The sixth and seventh Amendments to the Constitution give Americans the right to a trial by ___________ in both criminal and civil cases. Directions: Write the Amendment that would be applicable in the following situations 1._________________________ Students at Wilson Middle School decided they were going to wear black armbands to protest the war in Iraq. 2._________________________ John owns two guns. He claims they are to protect his family from possible intruders. He also likes to go hunting on occasion. 3._________________________ Police officers, walking through the parking lot at a Bruce Springsteen concert, notice a bag of drugs and guns on the seat of a car. They decide to search the car and arrest the owner of the vechicle. 4._________________________ During riots throughout the city of Los Angeles six members of the National Guard knock on Mrs. Whorsky’s house and enter, helping themselves to a meal, a shower, good night sleep. 5._________________________Dave was walking through Al’s Hardware Store, a small family run shop, and slipped on an area of spilled windshield fluid. He fell and broke his ankle and is now suing Al for damages. The court case with a jury will decide if Al and his family owe any money to Dave. 6._________________________Barry Bonds was indicted by a Grand Jury for perjury and obstruction of justice. They decided there was enough evidence to think that he may be guilty of these crimes 7._________________________ Mrs. Johnson teaches at a public school. She would begin each day by reading from the Bible and discussing the Roman Catholic faith with her classes. 8._________________________ Mr. Greene was guilty of armed robbery. The judge decided that besides life in prison, he would have to stand in front of a firing squad every Friday so he knew how the people in the bank felt. 9._________________________The government was building a highway and told the Smith family they had a week to get out of their house. They could not stand in the way of progress. Tough Luck – Get Out 10.________________________ The police did not like the look of Mr. Jones. They followed him home and then barged into his house and searched the entire premises. They found nothing.