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15Th Amendment Opinions

The Fifteenth Amendment The Fifteenth Amendment to the constitution gives African American men the right to vote. The Amendment declares that the right of citizens of the United States cannot be denied the right to vote for anything including: race, color, or past condition of servitude. Not only did it grant African Americans the right to vote but also granted them as equal citizens. This amendment took many years to be ratified. Many states hated the idea of African Americans having the right...

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The Amendments to Our Second Amendment

Infringements on Americas 2nd Amendment Rights and the Causes for Them REFERENCE PAGE LINK: http://www.info.publicintelligence.net ARTICLE: EDITION C: United States Army Military Police School Fort McClellan, Alabama, Edition Date: April 2006 (Sub-course Overview) LINK: http://www.huffingtonpost.com ARTICLE: Columbine High School Had Armed Guard during Massacre in 1999 LINK: http://cnn.com ARTICLE: Sandy Hook Shooting: What Happened? LINK: http://www.infowars.com/army-manual-outlines-plan-to-kill-rioters-in-america ...

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1st Amendment

The First Amendment The First Amendment is, in many people's eyes, considered the most important amendment in the United States Constitution. It protects the rights to freedom of religion, freedom of expression, freedom of speech, freedom of assembly and freedom of press from government interference. Basically, the amendment gives people the ability to live their lives the way that they want to, with the lifestyle that they choose. If people don't like what they hear, they have...

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Ghost Festival is traditional Chinese holiday and the Taoists celebrate on 15th night of seventh lunar month, it called Ghost month. The Taoists believe the gate of hell will open on first of seventh month, so that the ghosts or spirits come out from the lower world and visit the earth. The Hungry Ghost Festival is one of important of the Ghost Festival. This is because the gate of hell is open on first of seventh month until 15th of seventh month they are very hungry. So, the Taoists prepared the food...

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Reflections on the First Amendment

Reflections on the First Amendment On December 15th, 1971, the first X amendments to the Constitution went into affect. The first X amendments to the constitution were known as the Bill of Rights. The First Amendment was written by James Madison because the American people were demanding a guarantee of their freedom. The First Amendment was put into place to protect American’s freedom of speech, freedom of religion, freedom of assembly and freedom of petition. The First Amendment was written as follows; ...

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Constitutional Amendments

Constitutional Amendments HIS/301 August 27, 2012 Constitutional Amendments The Framers of the Constitution knew their creation was not perfect and future generations would want to make changes, so they added an amendment process. They made the process easier than having a revolution, but hard enough to really have to think about what is being done. The authority to amend the United States Constitution is written in Article V of the Constitution. The Constitution allows an amendment to be proposed...

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First Amendment

Amendment One The Constitution of the United States is an outline of the national government of the United Stated of America. It was written in 1787. Fifty-five men were there. They are known as the “Founding Fathers” or “Framers of the Constitution.” The Constitution of the United States was approved on June 21, 1788. The Constitution of the United States divides the government into three branches. First the Legislative branch, then the Judicial branch, last the Executive branch. The Constitution...

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Second Amendment

Second Amendment: CIVIL LIBERTIES BEING CHALLENGED The Second Amendment has become the most talked about amendment in recent times. I am sure that this has become the forefront of most political person’s discussions in recent times because of the violence that has taken hold of our society. Is it that guns need to be controlled or the people using them? After all, it isn’t guns that kill people, its people that kill people. But as it pertains to the second amendment, is our current government...

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Significance of 13th, 14th, 15th Amendments

SIGNIFICANCE OF 13TH, 14TH, 15TH AMENDMENTS The 13th Amendment went through a number of significant constitutional processes and stages before finally gaining a place in the United States Constitution as it is today. For example Senate actually passed the Amendment on April 8, 1864 but it was not until January 31, 1865 that the House would also pass it (Wagner, 2006). Even with this, actual adoption of the 13th Amendment came to fruition on December 6, 1865. The 14th Amendment also went through similar...

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13th Amendment

thirteen amendments. The Supreme Court's decision in the Civil Rights Cases (1883) suggested that section 2 gave Congress the authority to outlaw “badges and incidents” of slavery as well as the institution itself. Thus it is not surprising that for much of the twentieth century civil rights litigation focused almost entirely on section 1 of the Fourteenth Amendment, which was adopted in 1868. In response to those issues Congress passed the Thirteenth Amendment to the Constitution, this amendment declared...

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