Which Right is Being Exercised?
Directions: Read each situation below very carefully. Next name the Bill of Rights amendment that is being exercised in each of the following situations and draw it out in the space provided. Please use a brief explanation through a cartoon by using: a key phrase, or number to demonstrate your knowledge of which Amendment is being used.
Example: Carl was arrested for assault five years ago. He has been sitting in jail awaiting his trial ever since then, and the court claims that the process has been lengthened due to complications with logistics concerning court dates and witness information.
SS.7.C.2.4 Evaluate rights contained in the Bill of Rights and other amendments to the Constitution.
SS.7.C.2.5 Distinguish how the Constitution safeguards and limits individual rights.