Rights and Freedoms

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Write an essay of 750-1,000 words in which you reflect on the rights and freedoms guaranteed to you as an American citizen in the Bill of Rights. Include the following: 1. Discuss which freedom guaranteed to you in the First Amendment to the Constitution is most relevant to you personally. 2. Analyze and discuss the significance of the Bill of Rights and subsequent notable amendments to U.S. democracy. 3. Discuss the process for amending the Constitution. Is this a "fair" process? Explain. Utilize the required readings, academic websites, and the GCU e-Library as resources for this assignment. Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required. This assignment uses a grading rubric. Instructors will be using the rubric to grade the assignment; therefore, students should review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the assignment criteria and expectations for successful completion of the assignment.  

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20.0 % Significant Personal Constitutional Rights| Discussion of a significant personal Constitutional right is missing.| Discussion of a significant personal Constitutional right is incomplete.| Discussion of a significant personal Constitutional right is complete.| Discussion of a significant personal Constitutional right is complete; rationale is clear and coherent.| Discussion of a significant personal Constitutional right is complete; rationale is clear and coherent; higher-order thinking is evident.| | 30.0 % Analysis of the Relevance of the Bill of Rights and the Amendments to U.S. Democracy| Analysis of the relevance of the Bill of Rights and the Amendments to U.S. democracy is missing.| Analysis of the relevance of the Bill of Rights and the Amendments to...
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