2008 09 10 POLS 206 notes

2008 09 10 POLS 206 notes - POLS 206 10 September 2008...

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POLS 206 10 September 2008, Wednesday Exam is next Friday. It’s multiple choice – you need a big square gray scantron for the exam. Be sure to bring student ID. Exam review in class Monday. Civil Rights and Civil Liberties “They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little safety deserve neither liberty nor safety ” - pedestal of statue of liberty Those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety.” – Benjamin Franklin; Pennsylvania assembly: reply to the governor. November 11, 1755. Definition: Personal rights and freedoms that the federal government cannot abridged by law, constitution, or judicial interpretation. The Bill of rights – initially only applied to federal government, not the states. 1789 - Congress passed the first ten amendments 1791 - Amendments ratified The Incorporation Doctrine Barron v. Baltimore (1833) – ruled that the bill of rights only applied to the federal government. 14
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This note was uploaded on 10/04/2008 for the course POLS 206 taught by Professor Someonethatwasjusttryingtogettheirdoctorate during the Fall '06 term at Texas A&M.

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