• Constitution Anti Federalist
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    The Constitution itself did not mention political parties, and it was assumed that none was going to arise. But this was soon proven wrong when the debates between the Federalists and Anti-Federalists in 1787 and 1788 stir into a two party system. This soon led to a permanent feature in American policies. In early times, groups of people formed temporary assembly and voted together either for or against a specific policy. When the policy was settled, the assemblies would dissolve. The Federalist...
  • Gun Ownership Federal Governmen
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    Outline 4/19/99 Tyree White Specific Goals: I want to encourage gun ownership. Introduction I. What is the foundation of modern technology? It's the history of the gun. Thesis Statement: I will persuade you in that, (1) federal gun control laws are unconstitutional, and (2) I will prove the 2 nd Amendment is both a 'State' and 'Individual Right.' Body. The foundation of our country is based in English Bill of Rights and the American Revolution. A. What is the difference between the Declaration ...
  • George Mason Bill Of Rights
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    George Mason's greatest accomplishment was being the founding father of the national Bill of Rights. He was a planter from Virginia, had grown up rich on one of the nicest and best plantations in Alexandria, Fairfax County, Virginia. He was an important member of the town's church, had all the best tutors growing up, and had been raised to be a Virginian aristocrat (Miers 39). Mason married 'well' and had a large family of nine kids. He raised them in Gunston Hall, a house which he had built him...
  • Persuasive Speech For Gun Ownership
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    I want to encourage gun ownership. Introduction I. What is the foundation of modern technology? It's the history of the gun. Thesis Statement: I will persuade you in that, (1) federal gun control laws are unconstitutional, and (2) I will prove the 2 nd Amendment is both a 'State' and 'Individual Right.' Body I. The foundation of our country is based in English Bill of Rights and the American Revolution. A. What is the difference between the Declaration of Independence, the U. S. Constitution an...
  • The Bill Of Rights
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    The Bill of Rights Bill of Rights The first ten amendments to the US constitution are called the Bill of Rights because they provide basic legal protection for individual rights. The terms also applied to the English Bill of Rights of 1689 and the Canadian Bill of Rights 1960, and to similar guarantees in the constitutions of the American states. From the perspective of two centuries, it can be said that Madison chose well among they pyramid of proposal sin the state. he included all the great r...
  • Tom Daschle Bill Of Rights
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    TOM DASCHLE Tom Daschle was born into a working class family on December 9, 1947 in Aberdeen, South Dakota. Tom was the eldest of four brothers and became the first to graduate from college in 1969 with a political science degree form South Dakota State University. After graduating college, Tom joined the United States Air Force Strategic Air Command. Tom served three years as an intelligence officer. After the Air Force, Tom became an aide to then South Dakota Senator James Abourezk. In 1978 T...
  • Welfare Work 1998 Bill
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    On October 29, 1929, the stock market crashed. The crash sent a shock-wave throughout the economy. Banks failed. Businesses closed. Millions found themselves out of work. The Great Depression, which would last through the 1930 s, had begun. [Bill of Rights in Action, "Welfare," 1998 pg. 1 paragraph 1] When the Great Depression began, about 18 million elderly, disabled, and single mothers with children already lived at a bare existent level in the United States. State and local governments toget...
  • Puritans Bill Of Rights
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    Why Puritans Came to America: Freedom When the English came to America to escape religious persecution, things commenced at a shaky start. For example, Puritans fled from England because of religious persecution. They were being physically beaten because of their religious beliefs therefore they attempted to create a Utopia or "City upon a hill" in the New World. There "City upon a hill" began with a government based on religious beliefs. It developed into a government which condemned those who ...
  • Hamilton Argues Against A Bill Of Rights
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    During the late 18 th century the Antifederalists argued against the constitution on the grounds that it did not contain a bill of rights. They believed that without a list of personal freedoms, the new national government might abuse its powers and that the states would be immersed by an all to dominant and influential national government. The Antifederalists worried that the limits on direct voting and the long terms of the president and senators, supplied by the constitution, would create a p...
  • Bill Of Rights Henry Constitution People
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    Patrick Henry: Opposed to the Constitution One thing that many people may believe is that everyone in America supported the constitution. Yet, this is not true, especially for Patrick Henry. Although Henry refused to serve on the Constitutional Convention, Madison needed Henry's persuasive ways. Henry had a way to make people agree with his ideas and was very charismatic. Even though Henry didn't serve on the Constitutional Convention, he was still present to put in his word. As soon as the mee...
  • Bill Of Rights Government People Amendment
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    In 1791, the Bill of Rights, consisting of 10 amendments, was ratified into the constitution. The document's purpose was to spell out the liberties of the people that the government could not infringe upon. Considered necessary by many at the time of its development, the Bill of Rights became the cause for a huge debate between two different factions: The Federalists and the Anti-Federalists. The Federalists were those who thought that there should be a new Union created with a strong centralize...
  • John Locke Rights Idea People
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    The ideas that form the basis of the American governmental tradition have come from a number of different sources including Voltaire, John Locke, and Montesquieu. John Locke, was from England. He believed in the Natural Rights of Life, Liberty and Property for the people. Locke's idea's of Natural Rights was adapted into the U. S. Political Structure through the Bill of Rights (a formal list of citizens rights and freedoms). It says in the First Amendment of the Bill of Rights, " Congress shall...
  • Federalists Vs Anti Federalist
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    Federalists vs. Anti-Federalists From 1787-1790 the development of the American Constitution was a battle between two opposing political philosophies. America's best political minds gathered in Philadelphia and other cities in the Northeast in order to find common ground in a governmental structure. The Federalists and the Anti-Federalists had both some political thoughts that agreed as well as some political thoughts that disagreed. However, both parties would compromise and ultimately come to...
  • Anti Federalists Bill Of Rights
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    Anti-Federalists were people who opposed the ratification of the Constitution. They believed strongly that the Constitution would not be able toe maintain a system of republican government because the Federalists were proposing a government that was the opposite of what they believed in. Anti-Federalists believed that the greatest power should be placed in the legislature, composed of representatives elected by the people of the community. Although, this governing would not work because it was m...
  • National Government Rights Bill Constitution
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    Is our Bill of Rights necessary? Does it put a limit on our government, or on our liberty? Do these ten amendments hold the same meaning today as they did two-hundred and fourteen years ago? Are they now or have they ever been relevant? These questions were debated by our nation's founding fathers in the eighteenth century and continue to be debated by the historians, academics, and political scientists today. Over the course of the last two centuries, its meaning has been twisted and stretched ...
  • Human Rights Article Udhr Bill
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    Human Rights 1. The UDHR and the United States Bill of Rights do not have as many similarities as one might think, but some do exist. One of these similarities of these two documents is the freedom from torture and inhumane treatment. In the UDHR this freedom can be found in article 5 when it is stated protection is provided against, "torture, under any circumstances." This coincides with article 8 of the United States Bill of Rights, which states, "excessive bail shall not be required, nor exce...
  • Does The Government Control Our Rights
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    How many rights do you have You should check, because it might not be as many as you think. Some people are not concerned that the police can execute a search warrant without knocking, set up roadblocks, and interrogate innocent citizens. Nor are they concerned when a drug dealer receives a life sentence for selling a quarter gram of cocaine for $20 (Bailey). When you combine current events with the widespread need of people to fit into society, we should all be concerned. The Bill of Rights, wh...
  • Bill Of Rights English Bail People
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    Governments are created to protect the rights of its people, which are bound by law. The law that binds the rights of the people in this country is known as the Bill of Rights. In England, William and Mary signed a law to limit a rulers power which is known as the English Bill of Rights. In the U. S. the Bill of Rights was established for the same reason, to restrict the government and its power. Three similarities between the English Bill of Rights and U. S. Bill of Rights are the freedom of s...
  • Bill Of Rights 65279
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     The Declaration of Independence is the document, written by Thomas Jefferson, that separated us from British rule and gave us Americans our freedom. The Bill of Rights is the first ten amendments that protect and guarantee us this treasure we call freedom. These sacred documents have given us so much, but do we really give our undying commitment and dedication to every nook, cranny, and article of these papers? I think not. If you can show me a person who has not in one way or another d...
  • Bill Of Rights Constitution Federalists Government
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    The Bill of Rights was written for the American people for two reasons. The first was to pacify the Anti-Federalist's fears of an overwhelmingly powerful central government provided by the Constitution and the second was, in fact, to protect the freedoms secured by the Americans after their war for independence. Once the Constitution had been proposed for ratification two societal factions immediately rose up the Federalists and the Anti-Federalists. The Federalists were for the ratification of ...