PRIVACY BEING JEOPARDIZED
Running Head: PRIVACY BEING JEOPARDIZED
Privacy Being Jeopardized by the Government and the PATRIOT Act
Prof. Matthew Norsworthy
September 22, 2010
The United States was formed to be a country unlike others; it became the “free and
independent states” (Jefferson, 1776)
that is known now as The United States of America.
citizens here live in the
land of the free, home of the brave,
and have had the luxury of freedom,
liberty, equality, and justice, along with being governed by a constitutional based government,
represented by both the republican, democratic, and liberatarian parties.
There are vast
opportunities and privileges throughout the country that others can only dream about living in.
In 1776, Thomas Jefferson composed the Declaration of Independence, thus separating from
Great Britain and establishing them as The United States of America.
In this Declaration,
We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are
endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life,
Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.--That to secure these rights, Governments are
instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed,
--That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the
Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its