Examples Of How Power Is Balanced Between The Branches Of The Government

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Ch.1 R1 ¶1 – Settlers who came to the American colonies hoped to have a brighter future (;to own a farm, to start a small business, to live among equals.) ¶2 – The settlers wanted to make their own economic and political decisions based on their own needs. ¶3 – American colonists had to make important decisions about their government. ¶4 – The constitution creates the basic framework of the whole US government. R2 ¶1 – The government is divided into 3 branches in order to keep it from having too much power. ¶2 – Details about the three branches of government ¶3 – How power is balanced among the three branches. ¶4 – Presidential elections ¶5 – How power is balanced between the federal and the state government (The US Constitution establishes …show more content…

The Bill of Rights is one of the most important documents in US history. ¶3. The Bill of Rights can be divided into 3 categories. ¶4. The First Amendment guarantees the freedom of individuals ¶5. The Second and Fourth Amendment protects citizens from the misuse of government power. ¶6. The Fifth, Sixth, and Seventh Amendments provide protection for criminal suspects. Ch.2 R1 ¶1. The First Amendment is important because it protects the freedom to express ideas that many people do not like. ¶2. One type of protected free speech that is especially controversial is hate speech. ¶3. Hate speech is not permitted if it is threatening. ¶4. The First Amendment protects the use of symbols to express ideas. ¶5. Protests against the government are also allowed, as long as they don’t stop other people from doing what they want to do. ¶6. Flag burning is also a legal form of political protest. R2 ¶1. The US Constitution declares the separation of church and state. ¶2. The First Amendment states that the government may not interfere with people’s private religious beliefs. ¶3. Sometimes the First Amendment conflicts with religious practices. R3 ¶1. The Second Amendment is considered as the most controversial amendment in the Bill of

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