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Unformatted text preview: This discussion closes by midnight on Sunday, June 12th. A- Explain how the Fourteenth Amendment and incorporation theory affected the Bill of Rights. The fourteenth amendment and the incorporation theory affects the Bill of Rights because it gives freedoms to all states across the nation. The book states, we mentioned that most states had a bill of rights. These bills of rights were similar to the national one, but there were some differences. Furthermore, each states judicial system interpreted these rights differently (112). Therefore, to clear confusion and to make the same freedoms across the nation the Fourteenth Amendment was added. So the Bill of Rights was added to illustrate freedoms across the nation rather than having a different Bill of Rights for every state. B- In what ways does the Bill of Rights reflect the time in which it was compiled--the 1780s?B- In what ways does the Bill of Rights reflect the time in which it was compiled--the 1780s?...
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This note was uploaded on 07/27/2011 for the course POLS 1101 taught by Professor Lenny during the Summer '08 term at Georgia Perimeter.

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