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Civil Rights ReflectionActually, I have learned in this semester the differences among civil rights and civilliberties. First, civil rights are those individual rights that granted by government for theprotection of its citizen. For instance, under the law in the U.S. Constitution, the FourteenthAmendment guarantees citizenship rights and equal protection. Civil rights also mean all thepeople that live in the U.S have the right to be free from discrimination and unfair treatment.Moreover, people have the right to get equal treatment in many aspects such as employment,education, housing, and social services. Second, civil liberties are personal rights and freedomsthat the government cannot break by the law constitution or judicial interpretation. In otherwords, civil liberties refer to the protections against government actions. For example, the FirstAmendment of the Bill of Rights guarantees U.S citizens the freedom of religion. Therefore, thegovernment cannot impose its choice on the citizens to practice a particular religion. The citizens