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  • Protection Against The Majority
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    Federalist Paper #51 I believe there should be a Constitutional Convention because many of us find the government structure defective. The only answer that can be given is that as all these exterior provisions are found to be inadequate the defect must be supplied, by so contriving the interior structure of the government as that its several constituent parts may, by their mutual relations, be the means of keeping each other in their proper places". Many believe that the government should be set...
  • Constitutional Protections Of Free Expression
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    p. 104 #1, 21. What civil rights guarantees are set out in the 1st Amendment? Against whom do they apply? The first amendment of the constitution guarantees the freedoms of religion, speech, press, assembly, and petition against the National Government. 2. What is the Establishment Clause? Does it provide for a complete separation of church and state? The Establishment Clause is the first amendment clause which prohibits an "establishment of religion" and sets up "a wall of separation between ch...
  • U.S. Constitution
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    There are many different ways in which the Enlightenment affected the Declaration of Independence and the U. S Constitution. One way was the by the idea of a Social Contract; an agreement by which human beings are said to have abandoned the 'state of nature' in order to form the society in which they now live. HOBBES, LOCKE, and J.J. ROUSSEAU each developed differing versions of the social contract, but all agreed that certain freedoms had been surrendered for society's protection and that the g...
  • Framers Of The Constitution
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    The Constitution: Law of the Land or Outdated News Our constitution was written over a century ago, by our forefathers who had thebest intentions. But what they did not have was a way to predict how our society has evolved, and how the Supreme Law of the Land would come under question. Many parts of the Constitution have been left open to interpretation due to the changing times andstagnance of the Constitution itself. How would our forefathers feel about new issues arising Their original intent...
  • Written Constitutions Of Political Systems
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    'Britain should have a written constitution' Do you agree? A major issue in the United Kingdom legal system is the lack of a written constitution. Many people believe that a written constitution would provide greater accountability and democracy. However, other people believe that the traditional unwritten British constitution would provide greater protection. The fact that we have pressure groups and associations such as Charter 88, who are campaigning for a written constitution, show that this...
  • Ratification Of The New Central 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 ...

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