Essay On First Ten Amendments

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In the late 1700’s, James Madison wrote the first Ten Amendments that are listed in the United States Constitution. The Bill of Rights were written to ensure American citizens that they have freedoms and rights that the government can 't infringe. Out of the Ten Amendments, I believe that the First and Eighth Amendment are the most significant. The First Amendment grants us freedom of speech, religion, press, petition, and for people to assemble peaceably. The Fourth Amendment is having the right to privacy; the police can’t go into your home without permission from the homeowners or the judge. Both of these amendments are indeed valuable to Americans because they allow us to express ourselves and be who we want to be with privacy. I believe the First Amendment is vital because it allows people to stand up for what they believe in and choose their path in life. It lets us convey with other people to express our commonalities with the world. We’re able to express our political beliefs without being fearful that we might get sent to jail. Without this amendment, we wouldn 't be able to speak up for ourselves against the government whenever we…show more content…
The convenient thing about this is that you can do as you please without the worry of the government trying to disrupt your peace. It also helps people of color feel protected from police officers who could be racist, and just want to go through their belongings to arrest them. Another advantage to this is that you don 't have to let police officers inside of your home if you don 't please to do so. However, the downside to this amendment is that valuable time to police officers is wasted since they have to wait for a search warrant to proceed with their job. Another downside is that if they do happen to search someone without a warrant and they find what they were looking for it won 't be able to be used as evidence against the
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