We have changed our privacy policy. In addition, we use cookies on our website for various purposes. By continuing on our website, you consent to our use of cookies. You can learn about our practices by reading our privacy policy.
© 2016 Shmoop University, Inc. All rights reserved.
GO TO SAT PREP GO TO ACT PREP

Right to Bear Arms Images

Minuteman

Daniel Chester French's minuteman statue at Concord, Massachusetts

Well Regulated Militia

George Washington inspects the militia before marching off to quell the Whiskey Rebellion in 1794

Not a Well Regulated Militia

This 1841 James Clonney painting offers a less inspiring representation of the militia

American Religion

Many struggle to understand Americans' fascination with guns

Political Firepower

The NRA boasts a large and politically vigilant membership

Everybody Duck!

Former Vice-President Dick Cheney and two guys who don't read the newspaper.

From My Cold, Dead Hands

Charlton Heston making a pledge to the members of the NRA

Gun Show

Gun-control advocates argue that guns show sales need tighter regulation

People who Shmooped this also Shmooped...

Advertisement