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Written by James Madison, the ____ Amendment prohibits the US government from making any laws that: establish a religion, prefers one religion over another, but gives people the freedom to exercise any religion. The ____ Amendment also gives the rights of freedom of the press, freedom of speech, and prevents interference of the right to peacefully assemble. The ____ Amendment is included in the Bill of Rights, which were adopted into the US Constitution on December 15, 1791. This amendment's purpose was to give American citizens civil rights and also to get support from Anti-Federalists, who opposed the ratification of the Constitution.
The ____ Amendment protects the right for citizens to keep and bear arms. This amendment is included in the Bill of Rights, which was adopted into the Constitution on December 15, 1791. During the Revolutionary War, the British subjects were not allowed to arm themselves. The framers of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights wanted American citizens to have this right. The ____ Amendment was influenced by the English Bill of Rights of 1689. This amendment was supported because the people believed they had natural rights of self - defense, resistance to oppression, and the civic duty to act in defense of the state.
______ _____ (1744 - 1818) is known as the first American Woman honored as the wife of a US President, and the mother of another. Her husband, John _____, the second US President, served from 1797 - to 1801, and their son, John Quincy _____, the sixth US President, served from 1825 - 1829. _______ _____ was often ahead of her time with many of her ideas. She was in opposition of slavery, believed in equal education for boys and girls, and believed it was the duty of the fortunate to help the less fortunate. _______ ______ was also a very early advocate for women's rights
One part of these acts was created by Adams, who changed the naturalization laws, new immigrants did not support this, and supported Jefferson. US authorities could determine whether a citizen of an enemy nation posed a threat to national security during wartime, and if found guilty under the outlined procedures, the president got the power to throw out troublemaker non-citizens.
The second part of these acts was created after the rising power of newspapers, which had grown from about 80 in 1787 to over 250. The act was also triggered by Democratic-Republican political clubs. This act made it a crime to write or print any opposing statements about the president which brought him, "into contempt or disrepute".
This group of people were against the creation of a strong Federal Government because they were afraid if the US becoming like Britain. They agreed with personal liberties, states rights, and a small federal government. They were also against a more "industrial" America, and pro - agricultural economy. This group had a big impact on the political foundation of the country because of the creation of the Bill of Rights.