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  1. Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of ________________, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the ______________ of ____________, or of the __________; or the right of the people peaceably to ________________, and to ________________ the Government for a redress of grievances. (6 words)
  2. A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the __________ of the people to ________ and ________ ________, shall ______ be __________________. (6 words)
  3. No ______________ shall, in time of peace be __________________ in any house, ______________ the ______________ of the __________, nor in time of war, but in a manner to be prescribed by law. (5 words)
  4. The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against ________________________ ________________ and ________________, shall ______ be ________________, and no ________________ shall issue, but ________ ________________ __________, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized. (9 words)
  5. No ____________ shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime, unless on a presentment or indictment of a Grand Jury, except in cases arising in the land or naval forces, or in the Militia, when in actual service in time of War or public danger; nor shall any person be subject for the same offence to be __________ ______ ____ ________________ of ________ or ________; nor shall be __________________ in any criminal case to be a ______________ ______________ ______________, nor be ________________ of ________, ______________, or ________________, ______________ ______ ______________ of ______; nor shall private property be taken for public use, without just compensation. (22 words)
  6. In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the __________ to a ____________ and ____________ __________, by an __________________ ________ of the State and district wherein the crime shall have been committed, which district shall have been previously ascertained by law, and to be informed of the nature and cause of the accusation; to be confronted with the witnesses against him; to have compulsory process for obtaining witnesses in his favor, and to have the ____________________ of ______________ for his defence. (8 words)
  7. In Suits at common law, where the value in controversy shall exceed twenty dollars, the __________ of __________ ____ ________ shall be __________________, and no fact tried by a jury, shall be otherwise re-examined in any Court of the United States, than according to the rules of the common law. (5 words)
  8. __________________ ________ shall ______ be ________________, nor __________________ __________ imposed, nor __________ and ______________ ______________________ inflicted. (9 words)
  9. The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain ____________, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others ________________ ____ the ____________. (4 words)
  10. The ____________ not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are ________________ to the ____________ respectively, or to the ____________. (4 words)
  1. Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances. (6 words)
  2. A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed. (6 words)
  3. No Soldier shall, in time of peace be quartered in any house, without the consent of the Owner, nor in time of war, but in a manner to be prescribed by law. (5 words)
  4. The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized. (9 words)
  5. No person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime, unless on a presentment or indictment of a Grand Jury, except in cases arising in the land or naval forces, or in the Militia, when in actual service in time of War or public danger; nor shall any person be subject for the same offence to be twice put in jeopardy of life or limb; nor shall be compelled in any criminal case to be a witness against himself, nor be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor shall private property be taken for public use, without just compensation. (19 words)
  6. In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial, by an impartial jury of the State and district wherein the crime shall have been committed, which district shall have been previously ascertained by law, and to be informed of the nature and cause of the accusation; to be confronted with the witnesses against him; to have compulsory process for obtaining witnesses in his favor, and to have the Assistance of Counsel for his defence. (8 words)
  7. In Suits at common law, where the value in controversy shall exceed twenty dollars, the right of trial by jury shall be preserved, and no fact tried by a jury, shall be otherwise re-examined in any Court of the United States, than according to the rules of the common law. (5 words)
  8. Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted. (9 words)
  9. The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people. (4 words)
  10. The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people. (4 words)
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