POS 202 Constitution Day

POS 202 Constitution Day - citizens the rights of freedom...

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November 17, 2007 Comparative Politics Constitution Day On September 18 th , 2007 St. Thomas University celebrated Constitution Day, which was set up by “The Empire” which I am a part of. I learned a lot about our Constitution that day while simply setting up the decorations. Hung up copies of the Constitution allowed everyone to read and remind themselves of how important this document is in our society. A constitution is a document in which a country sets its rules and lists the rights that citizens have. A constitution also says what a government can and cannot do when considering its rule over the population. In contrast to the United Kingdom, the United States does have a constitution. The Bill of Rights is included in the Constitution. The Bill of Rights gives American
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Unformatted text preview: citizens the rights of freedom of speech, religion, press, etc. This document is extremely important because it allows for the citizens to put the government in check if they do something unfairly. As stated earlier, the United Kingdom does not have a written constitution. Albeit they do not have a written constitution, the citizens do know what their rights are and what they are not allowed to do via implemented laws. At St. Thomas University, Constitution Day was extremely beneficial to the students. Questions from the game of Constitutional Jeopardy allowed uninformed students to learn more about their country and of this important document....
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