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14 Cards in this Set

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What is the Bill of Rights?
Amendments 1-10 guaranteeing rights
What is the purpose of the Bill of Rights?
To limit the power of the federal government
What is preferred position doctrine?
1st amendment rights are higher that any others in the constitution, any law that regulates the 1st amendment is unconstitutional
What is the 14th Amendment?
...nor shall any state deprive any person of life, liberty, or property without due process by law
What happened in the 1925 case of Gitlow v. New York?
began to incorporate most of the Bill of Rights to apply to the states
What oppression did Giodana Bruno endure at the hands of the Vatican?
was burned to death because he argued that the earth is not the center of the universe
What is Shariah?
strict Islamic Law
Who was Amina Lawal?
first women sentenced to be stoned to death for adultery after adopting Shariah Law in Nigeria
What kind of oppression happened under Khomeini in Iran?
Expelled all women from government, created vice squads to look for moral offenses.
What kind of moral offenses did Khomeini's vice squard look for?
alcohol, music, playing cards and mixed parties
What happened to Hashem Aghajari, history professor in Iran?
sentenced to hang for saying "Muslims should not blindly follow leaders like monkeys."
What kind of oppression has been seen in Saudi Arabia?
secret trials, stone adulteress to death, amputate hand of thieves, religious police enforce Islamic Law
What are some other examples of oppression?
Mexican torture, China's Tinemen Square, Rwanda Massacre, Cambodian killing fields, Nazis, Afghnistan's call for death to all Christians
What are two examples of oppression in the US?
Slavery and Salem Witch Trials (16 women were hanged for being witches)