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  • Amendments

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    Amendment I (1791) Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances. Amendment II (1791) A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed. Amendment III (1791) No soldier shall,

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    Bill of Rights had ten amendments to guarantee basic individual protection including the fourth amendment, the right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, effects, and are against unreasonable searches and seizures. This amendment gives you the right to be protected by unreasonable searches in your home. This is important to our individual freedoms because it gives us the right to be safe from irrational intrusion on our property. This amendment is important because


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    . Constitution: Fourteenth Amendment Fourteenth Amendment - Rights Guaranteed Privileges and Immunities of Citizenship, Due Process and Equal Protection Amendment Text | Annotations Section. 1. All persons born or naturalized in the United States and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside. No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any

  • Amendments

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    Amendments The first Amendment states “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press, or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.” This sets the tone for a great country to be formed. No other country says that their citizens have the same rights as the Constitution proclaims. To take a closer look at the Amendments

  • The 15th Amendment: The Fifteenth Amendment

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    appeared to be merely another source of revenue, when in actuality, its purpose was to prevent African Americans from voting (Carson & Bonk, 15). In attempts of solving this issue, the fifteenth amendment was passed, which declared the right to vote to male citizens of any color. The fifteenth amendment, however, did not stop southern state legislators to find other ways to prevent African Americans as well as other minorities from voting. In addition to making citizens have to pay in order to vote

  • The Fourth Amendment And The 4th Amendment

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    The United States constitution has formed in year 1776 with 1o amendments, and that is important to us is the 4th amendment search is seizes. The 4th amendment protects every person that lives in the United States who owns a house to be protected from unreasonable searches and seizures. The police of any law enforcement cannot just enter your house and take your belongings for evidence without a warrant. The 4th amendment protects people in their personal houses, paper and warrant should be issued

  • The Sixth Amendment: The Sixth Amendment

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    The sixth amendment is one of the many laws in the United States Constitution that gives rights to the accused in a criminal prosecution. This law gives the defendant in criminal prosecutions the right to have different kinds of treatment in regard to the case he or she is accused of. The accused having the right to a speedy public trial is one of the rights the law emphasizes for the accused through a jury from the given state or district where the accused is perceived to have committed the crime

  • The 2nd Amendment And The Second Amendment

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    The 2nd Amendment, what does that mean to you? Many people have several different views of the true meaning of this Amendment. Thousands of people also have many diverse ideas of new laws, and wish news ones would be enacted. However, some wish that laws should be taken away, or that no new further laws should be enacted. One of the most popular controversial issue is the disagreement about concealed carry. Concealed carry is when a person would obtain a legal license to carry a firearm concealed

  • The 2nd Amendment: The Benefits Of The Second Amendment

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    The Benefits of the Second Amendment In a tragic event such as a mass shooting, a large population of Americans are quick to draw the conclusion that the right to own a gun is harmful to society; however, the second amendment is what allows the American people to protect themselves from such shooting instances. The privilege to own a concealed firearm is beneficial to the American population when well-regulated for reasons such as self-defense and expressing freedoms which U.S citizens are privileged

  • A Living Amendment: The Fourth Amendment to the Constitution

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    A Living Amendment The Fourth Amendment to the Constitution is the most essential Amendment of all for employees working in the criminal justice field. This Amendment sets the foundation for the criminal justice system and implements mandatory guidelines for governmental employees. When the Constitution was originally created, its sole intent was to place limitations and restrictions on the federal government. The Constitution, as a living document has changed over the years and has continually been