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Unformatted text preview: Do you think this is fair? Why should states be given equal representation in the Senate? Should racial or ethnic groups be granted equivalent forms of representation? What about religious groups? What about men and women? 8.What are all the ways that the Constitution deals with the institution of slavery? What do you make of these provisions? 9.What is the amendment process, as prescribed by the Constitution? Do you think this process allows for change or stifles it? 10.What do you make of the fact that the first ten amendments to the Constitution (the Bill of Rights) were originally not included in the Constitution? 11.Against what institution is the Bill of Rights directed? Does that limit their application? 12.The Fifth Amendment is the only one of the Bill of Rights to mention “person” as opposed to “the people.” Why is this significant? 13.Many scholars have claimed that the most important feature of the Constitution is the Fourteenth Amendment. Why?...
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- Spring '10
- Constitution Study Guide