Essay On The 5th Amendment

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The constitution has 27 amendments that are all meaningful and has had great effect on the U.S. but the ones we found most significant to society are the 5th, 13th, 14th, and 19th amendments. The 5th amendment states, “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 offense 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…show more content…
Everyone in the U.S. has to be a legal citizen, and the
States cannot deprive you from your rights, or make and enforce laws that aid the immunities of the citizen(s). The States and the U.S. cannot aid anyone monetarily or be obligated to anyone who is trying to rebel or against the United States. Any deal of the sort should be held as illegal and unconstitutional.
The 19th Amendment states, “The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on account of sex.” This amendment came about after WWI. Activist such as Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady
Stanton raised awareness about equal rights for women during this time. Before this amendment was ratified, women were not granted all the basic enjoyable rights a male had.
This amendment had a huge impact on the Women’s Revolution.
These amendments protects citizens in many ways. They hold the society together.
Amendments get proposed many times, but very few make it to the ratification process.
This means that these amendments are very important to everyone and every person should be grateful that the Constitution has
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