Ten Amendments

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The first part of this apply assignment consists of summarizing the Bill of Rights, written by James Madison in 1789, which was ratified in 1791, to the people and the limitations placed on the government. In the Bill of Rights that he wrote the ten Amendments. I will try to simplify and summarize what each one meant. The second part of this assignment I will choose two of the amendments that I feel strongly about and what would happen if they were eliminated and what the nation would be like today. Bill of Rights The following is the list of the ten amendments and their meaning simplified through a website source that I found to understand better, 1st Amendment- The people have the right to practice their religion without the interference…show more content…
I feel strongly about first is the 1st Amendment- which is the freedom of religion and speech and the second one is the 6th Amendment- which is the right to have a trial and a lawyer if charged for a crime. Discuss what would happen if those two Amendments were removed as rights? What would the nation look like? How could the lack of Civil engagement cause those rights to be lost? If the first amendment were removed as rights I feel that this nation would still be ruled by a king or maybe even a communist country. The freedom of religion, the right to free speech and the right of a trial is what has kept the nation going at least in my opinion. This does include the rights of the 6th Amendment. I have read this in our week 5th discuss and I still agree with what the authors…show more content…
Most Americans today still treasure and hang on to these amendments. For the ones that do not seem to care we do need to absorb these values to take part in civil engagement- which also involves motivation so that we stay a united country. And to do this we must obey these rights and not take advantage of them. If these rights which I find today have not been revised as others have. We will take away and lose our American heritage. And I feel this was begun by the grace of God. I hope the future brings our civic engagement and nation back together with the help of
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