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American Government Chapter 4.1

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  • 1
    What are the first ten amendments called?
  • 2
    What does the 1st ten amendments protect?
  • 3
    To whom does the constitution the Bill of rights to and what are they referred as

  • 4
    Define civil liberties
  • 5
    Which amendment is an example of civil liberty taking place.
  • 6
    In order to create your own religion and recruit followers to it, the supreme court must deem it what?

  • 7
    What did the Eighth Amendment say?
  • 8
    what courts have generally and consistently interpreted this provision as making it unconstitutional for government officials to do to suspects based on the 8th amendment.
  • 9
    Define civil rights
  • 10
    What was at the core of the arguments the Americans made in favor of their independence?

  • 11
    in 1776, _______________ drew on the ideas of _________________ to express the colonists’ belief that they had certain inalienable or natural rights that no ruler had the power or authority to deny to his or her subjects.
  • 12
    Who was the declaration of independence addressing? choose the best answer?
  • 13
    What became Jefferson’s words that became the centerpiece of struggles for the rights of women and minorities
  • 14
    What does ALCU stand for, when was it founded, and their purpose?
  • 15
    When was the Constitution officially written
  • 16
    What did the framers value more than the protection of civil rights and liberties?

  • 17
    In Article I, Section 9, the Constitution limits the power of Congress in what three ways?
  • 18
    Particularly in times of war, or even in response to threats against national security, the government has held suspected enemy agents without access to civilian courts, often without access to lawyers or a defense, seeking instead to try them before military tribunals or detain them indefinitely without trial. What does this scenario above show the power the government is suspending/ ignoring according to article 1 section 9.
  • 19
    During the Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln detained suspected Confederate saboteurs and sympathizers in Union-controlled states and attempted to have them tried in military courts, leading the Supreme Court to rule in_______________
  • 20
    During World War II, the Roosevelt administration interned Japanese Americans and had other suspected enemy agents—including U.S. citizens—tried by military courts rather than by the civilian justice system, a choice the Supreme Court upheld in ____________

  • 21
    The Federalists reasoned that the limited set of enumerated powers of Congress, along with the limitations on those powers in Article I, Section 9, would _________, and no separate bill of rights was __________.
  • 22
    Why did the Anti-Federalists held that a bill of rights was necessary?
  • 23
    “The powers, rights, and authority, granted to the general government by this Constitution, are as complete, with respect to every object to which they extend, as that of any state government—It reaches to every thing which concerns human happiness—Life, liberty, and property, are under its controul [sic]. There is the same reason, therefore, that the exercise of power, in this case, should be restrained within proper limits, as in that of the state governments.” WHO WROTE THIS?
  • 24
    Federalists knew it could not be effective without the participation of which states.
  • 25
    First Amendment
  • 26
    Fifth Amendment

  • 27
    Sixth Amendment

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