Essay on Immigration And The Bill Of Rights

1078 Words Dec 13th, 2016 5 Pages
Immigration is and has been a significant controversial topic for a very long time amongst Americans. I picked this chapter because I learned much through it, and it made me more open minded about things. Before I read this chapter, I did not really think or have an opinion about immigrants. However, the topic about immigrants has come up a lot during this recent presidential election, which I gave all my attention to. Immigration was one of the main topics during the debates between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. I tended to copy my mom’s or dad’s opinion about immigrants because I had not formed my own idea or opinion about them. I truly had no idea what exactly immigrants were going through. Learning about this chapter has taught me why immigrants come to America in the first place and the problems they are currently facing.
The United States of America is the land of the free and the home of the brave. We get our rights that are documented in The Constitution and The Bill of Rights. The Constitution was written in 1787; however, The Bill of Rights was later added into The Constitution in 1791. We have various rights including the following: freedom of speech, freedom of religion, freedom of press, right to assembly, and right to petition. Of course we have more that I did not list, but if I were to list them all, I would be writing for days. I truly think countless Americans do not realize how lucky they really are. We have so many rights, benefits, and opportunities…

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