|Separation of Powers between National and State government.
|The concept that the government must follow clear rules to carry out the laws.
|An order from a judge that gives permission to police or other officials to take certain action, such as searching someone's property.
|To approve a treaty or document.
|A person who is required to defend himself or herself in legal action. An example is an accused person who is put on trial for a crime.
|Giving testimony that can be used against oneself.
|Putting a person on trial for more than once for the same trial.
|This group did not want to ratify the Constitution.
|Bill of Rights
|A formal listing of the basic rights of U.S. citizens.
|This group supported the ratification of the U.S. Constitution.
|A government in which citizens rule themselves through elected representatives.
|Separation of Powers
|Principle by which the powers of government are divided among separate branches(Judicial, Legislative, and Executive Branch).
|Checks and Balances
|A system by which each branch of government can check or control the actions of other branches.
|A principle in which the people have the final authority in government.
|A System of government in which voters elect representatives to make laws for them.
|A group of people who hear the government's evidence and decide if the trial is justified.
|Personal Items (Things)
|Forcibly taking control of a person or property
|A written order
|a formal change
|money or property given to the court to hold until an accused person shows up at trial
|to withhold or take of something
|payment given to someone to offset, or make up for, a loss or injury
|when many people have strong opinions on a subject, causing conflict or disagreement
|Guarantees the freedom of religion, speech, press, assembly, and the right to petition government.
|Guarantees the right to bear arms.
|Prohibits the quartering of homes in peacetime.
|Prohibits unreasonable searches and seizures.
|Requires grand jury indictment for a serious crime, bans double jeopardy, no loss to life, liberty or property without due process of law.
|Guarantees the right to a speedy, impartial public trial in criminal cases with counsel and the right and the right to cross examine.
|Guarantees the right to a jury trial in civil suits involving $20.00 or more.
|Prohibits excessive bail or fines or cruel or unusual punishment.
|The People retain the rights not specifically listed in the Constitution.
|Asserts that powers not delegated to the national government or denied to the states are reserved to the states.