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    In the bill of rights, James Madison uses diction, syntax, and repetition to signify the libertization of every citizen in America by granting each individual, specific rights of their own. I. historical background The bill of rights was created approximately five years after the American revolution, which was the one and only revolution that granted the united states their freedom from Great Britain, in fact, it was such a long and concurring war, most were distraught with the length of the revolution and began to question its end, but after 18 very long years, we successfully gained our freedom from the evil all powerful currency-stealing superpower we so call Great Britain. Since the war was now over, the colonies started to think about…

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    pass(“Constitution”). One of those compromises was the Bill of Rights (“Constitution”). There were two sides the federalist and the anti-federalist (“Constitution”). The federalists thought the Constitution did not need a Bill of Rights because they thought citizens rights were already stated in the Constitution (“Constitution”). The anti federalist wanted a Bill Rights because they thought that the government would try and violate our rights. James Madison saw this…

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    One of these examples is Bill James, generally considered the father of sabermetrics, whose ideas were dismissed for years before earning the respect they deserved. When James published his first Baseball Abstract in 1977, he only sold 75 copies, but as Lewis puts it in the book “[i]t didn’t occur to him to be disappointed by a sale of seventy five copies; he was encouraged”(72-73) and that “[n]o author has ever been so energized by so little”(73). James continued to publish a new copy of his…

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    At the surface Major League Baseball seems to be an organization crafted to promote America’s pastime however, it is a multi-billion-dollar business. Moneyball turned baseball into an even larger business than it already was, now instead of resembling a children’s game it, looks more like a corporate office. With every player having a million dollar or more price tag on their shirt and most veterans having mega-million contracts, baseball has been converted into an economic game. Moneyball…

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    Dr. Carol Perkins understood more than anybody else that the reason Madison saw the need to have a bill of rights in the constitution, which most federals didn't find necessary, was because there was nothing that forbid the government from letting its citizens enjoy their liberties and further there was no stipulated framework in which the government was given the mandate to protect its citizens. To him, it was political suicide. The main reason why the Bill of rights was drafted by the founding…

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    American citizens, James Madison considered trial by jury, freedom of the press, and liberty of conscience to be the most important and called them the great rights. Some scholars object to using the clause-bound approach to studying the Bill of Rights because...Many scholars have different outlooks on James Madison and the three “great rights”, a clause-bound approach to studying the Bill of Rights, and Thomas Jefferson’s belief that everyone is entitled to a Bill of Rights and how he…

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    James Madison was very important in the framing of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. He drafted almost the entire Bill of Rights and helped lay out what was important to the ratification of the Constitution. These huge accomplishments are a part of what has made him so well known in history to this day. Madison is most commonly known to us today as the Father of the Constitution. Since the Articles of Confederation made the U.S. into sovereign states with a weak central government,…

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    8. Chose a criminal case which interests you. This case can be recent or old depending on your interest and should come from a country where modern police practices are use (Canada, United States, Great Britain etc...). Briefly discuss the case. Discuss in more detail the police investigation of that crime. You may also wish to discuss what the police may have done better to solve the crime more quickly or more efficiently. Case name: Bill James Pappas v. Her Majesty the Queen Canada On…

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    Classical literature is studied today because of how it connects to different events in one’s life. Works of Shakespeare and Sophocles continue to grow and reveal new information to current generations, allowing students studying their works to connect to themes in the classics that are relevant to situations happening in peoples’ lives. The play truly showcased how older, classical compositions are still relevant to this day, despite the gap between years. St. James Academy’s performance of Get…

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    The student government body is similar to that of the House of Representatives. Each person on the governing body gets to express their view points. Also like the House of Representatives, the student legislative body is overseen by an assembly or legislative chair. The legislative chair is responsible for setting an agenda to be discussed each week at the general body meetings. On the agenda, bills are up for vote and discussion. Usually, a member of the legislative body will propose a bill to…

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