american government 2

american government 2 - CHAPTER 4 CiViL LiBERTiES *THE BiLL...

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CHAPTER 4 CiViL LiBERTiES **THE BiLL OF RiGHTS: -first 10 amendments of the Constitution -Federalists: supported the constitution -Anti-Federalists: didn't support the constitution -not all amendments apply to the states -the states had their own constitutions -powers that teh Federal government has, but that the states DO NOT have [right the bear arms, right to a grand jury, jury in a civil trial, 12 member jury with unanimous verdict] **THE 1ST AMENDMENT: -includes the freedom of speech, petition, press, assembly, and religion all of the freedoms have limited; are NOT unlimited 1. FREEDOM OF RELiGiON: -Establishment Clause- congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion -Free Exercise Clause- congress can't forbid free exercise of religion [not absolute] 2. FREEDOM OF SPEECH: -types of speech: --Political Speech- [most protected with least restrictions] --Commercial Speech- speech motivated by profit [subject to restrictions] -types of restrictions: --time, place, and manner --content based restrictions
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This note was uploaded on 05/01/2008 for the course POLS 1100 taught by Professor Young during the Fall '07 term at Gainesville State.

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