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    protects our freedoms, personal freedoms are defended inside the borders of America. Soldiers can keep us free from control by other nations, but individual citizens have the responsibility to maintain equality. The civil rights movement in America has proved that personal liberties can be gained and preserved through nonviolent means. Freedoms may be guaranteed by the Constitution, but it is the job of the American people to preserve the ideals for which so many…

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    The most important right of the civil liberty is the freedom of the press because freedom of the press allows citizens to stay informed, gives the people a voice to address wrongs, and gives citizens the ability to make better decisions and form opinions based on the information presented. Having a voice and being allowed to address wrongs is a powerful privilege. Being able to talk about the wrongs the government has committed informs the public, therefore affecting elections and protests. Free…

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    Chirag N. Rao Political Science Essay#2, Topic= the Civil Rights and the Liberties Scenarios, Due= Thursday, February 19th, 2015 The hearing of an appeal to post Ten Commandments on the walls of a public or government building is an interesting case, whose relevance goes back to the famous phrase, namely, “Separation of Church and State”. Roots of this phrase can be traced all the way back to a letter written by Thomas Jefferson in January of 1802 to the Danbury Baptist Association in…

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    domestic intelligence gathering and analysis. These changes were made in regards to personal privacy and civil liberties. Civil liberties are the rights given to all Americans under the United States Constitution. The…

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    process of justice by law. In the constitution American has the right to judge other own liberties against the government institution. When women were not allow to participate in the jury process, the jury was consisted of 12 white male Americans. Using a form of outside source to be involved in a criminal case allowed for people to have an active voice in the deciding of how American demonstrate own liberties in society under the Constitution. In March 6, 1892 Webster Jury Disagrees took the…

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    contain much of our individual civil liberties and rights as citizens of the United States. The United States is known as a free country, where we have the liberty to our own personal freedom, an orderly government, as well as equality for everyone. However, above all else, freedom should prevail because without it, our civil liberties as citizens would be limited against the government and there would be no equality when each individual has no freedom. Civil liberties are protections against…

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    What impact did World War I have on Civil Liberties in the United States? While World War I was going on, it had a major impact on Civil Liberties in the United States. The government was taking people's individual rights, freedom of speech and the right to protest was inhibited as well. Those people who showed any interference with the government or refused to military recruitment with the war would be punished by being sent to jail for twenty years or were fined with at least ten thousand…

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    In Security vs Civil Liberties by Richard Posner, Posner addresses that liberty and security should be balanced by not prioritizing liberty. Although libertarians believe that concerns about national security will lead to the erosion of civil liberties, Richard Posner recognizes that the government needs to do a better job in regulating liberty for the national security of our country. Throughout history, the United States has continually underestimated dangers to our country. For example…

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    Civil Liberties Denied The civil liberties of Americans can be changed forever when the government turns a blind eye to our civil liberties during times of national tragedy. In February 1942 during World War II, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066 authorizing the mass incarceration of over 120,000 Japanese Americans. It is estimated that two-thirds were American citizens. In 2002, author Cherstin M. Lyon spoke with internment camp survivor Japanese American Joe Norikane.…

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    Khyabani Dr. John Shea December 10, 2017 Life, Liberty, and Civil Disobedience One of the most influential political philosophers in history, John Locke believed that all men have the right to life, liberty and property. That men are free, naturally and that no one is subject to a monarch. However people, as part of the social contract, transfer some of their rights to government to better ensure the stable, comfortable enjoyment of their lives, liberty, and property. Locke states however…

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