Chapter 11 Civil Rights

Chapter 11 Civil Rights - A. Chapter 11 Civil Rights/ Civil...

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A. Chapter 11 Civil Rights/ Civil Liberties Civil liberties- are our natural rights such as freedom of expression Civil rights- are additional things that the government has given us in addition to our civil liberties a. US Constitution i. main body ii. Bill of Rights iii. Protects us against the federal government iv. State constitutions protect against state government b. 14 th Amendment i. due process clause- state cant take away life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness without due process ii. equal protection clause- says that everybody has to be treated equal in the state c. 5 th Amendment- US Constitution i. due process clause- with the state d. Principle of Incorporation i. With the 14 th amendment take everything in the Constitution and apply that to the states as well. So this is a blending in e. Why is America so preoccupied with rights? i. American Revolutionary War-was fought for liberty ii. Wrote Constitution- guarantee protection of rights iii. Impact of immigrants
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