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  • The Constitutionality of Separation of Church and State, Freedom of Speech, and the First Amendment in Times of War

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    did not contain the Bill of Rights. The Bill of Rights was ratified December 15, 1791 (McClenaghan 71). At that time, George Mason and others argued that it should not be included (Bender 27). James Madison believed that adding a bill of rights could give the government powers to take away people’s private rights (Madison 44). He stated that wherever power gives people the right to do something wrong, wrong doings will be done (Madison 44). Madison also felt that a bill of rights would give power to

  • The Revolution of Incorporation

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    In 1789 James Madison introduced the Bill of Rights-the first ten amendments of the Constitution, to the First Congress. The Bill was heavily influenced by Virginia’s Declaration of Rights and used primarily to protect the citizen’s rights and liberties as well as, as a limitation on the federal government. The “original Constitution contained few guarantees” for civil rights and liberties therefore, the Bill of Rights strengthened them mitigating fears about the new national government (O’Brien

  • Critique on Charles Garmong

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    Abolish the FCC”, he claimed that the no one has the authority to violate our individual rights (Garmong 1). Garmong’s article surrounds individual rights, but does not look take into account other views. Garmong’s main point is on the FCC’s violation against the First Amendment, mainly, he describes how, in the past, men were only allowed to speak well of the government. Then when America had passed the Bill of Rights, people were allowed to speak freely of any issue, with the amendments guaranteeing

  • Persuasive Essay On Gun Control

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    Democratic Party pushed for a tighter gun control laws (Bernstein). Not everyone will go along with the President Obama 's proposal to push for tighter gun control laws, because the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution protects people rights to keep and bear arms, which cannot be infringed. The issues with gun control continue to be controversial topics because there are concerns that the government is overreaching their authority. There are discussions about banning and restricting certain

  • The Pros And Cons Of The Fourth Amendment

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    On December 15, 1791 the Bill of Rights was ratified to limit the government 's power, but no one could have predicted how the world would change and how the amendments would be tested. Since the Bill of Rights was written the world has changed drastically. With advances in technology, that the founders of the constitution could have never predicted, many of the amendments are not applied in the same ways as they were when they were written. The Fourth Amendment in particular has changed very much

  • Holton's Unruly American Constitution: The Development Of The United States Constitution

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    outrage due to taxation as well as the influence of debt generated by farmers that couldn’t financially maintain themselves due to the country’s poor infrastructure. Holton also informed his readers about the importance of the creation of the Bill of Rights. All of the following events helped shape the constitution

  • Second Amendment Essay

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    Participate in Government Mrs.Stanton Second Amendment Does the Second Amendment protect the right of individuals to keep and bear arms? There are many modern debates but one that seems to be the top topic is about being about the Second Amendment. The right to bear arms was given to Americans by the founding fathers in 1791. This led to the right to bear arms being one of the first amendments to construct the bill of rights. The second amendment has recently became the hot topic for debate. The question now

  • Internet Laws

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    Crime and the Criminal Internet Laws Cyber Space Law Right now there is a very interesting war being waged in the court rooms across America. It is a battle for the rights of citizens on the Internet. The Internet is a fairly new medium gaining wide popularity in 1994. Because of its incredible growth in popularity in a very short amount of time it has been hard to regulate. The first act to come out regarding the Internet and Freedom of Speech was PL 99-508 the Electronic Communications and Privacy

  • Compare And Contrast The French Declaration Of The Rights Of Man And Citizen

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    the United States’ Declaration of Independence and Bill of Rights to France’s Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen. In order to derive these similarities as well as differences that both the Declaration of Independence and the Bill of Rights have with the French, Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen I will juxtapose each of the United States documents with that of the single French document. The French Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen ratified in August 1789 contains

  • Comparing The Articles Of Confederation And The US Constitution

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    Constitution; one of the main and most noticeable differences between the two documents is that which is known as the Bill of Rights. The Bill of Rights have given the people their own form of freedom. In the Articles of Confederation they solely focused on the people of higher order and the states as separate beings, but in the U.S. Constitution they catered mainly towards the freedom