American Government 1 February 2010_Mon. Civil Liberties: our protection from Government actions -limitations on the government’s actions Two Types-A. Substantive Liberties: limitations on what government can do in any way; Cannot restrict the free exercise of religion. -B. Procedural Liberties: a government must act in certain ways (I.E…must provide a warrant before coming into your home)-Why didn’t Alexander Hamilton think these were important?-Was he right? More evidence that he was wrong.-Having a Bill of Rights has been in favor of our government-Selective Incorporation-Before 1868-14 th Amendment: Due process: Civil Rights: Protect these citizens no matter what state
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