AP Government -- Civil Liberties
Terms in this set (6)
protections against actions by the government as stated in the bill of rights. Selectively incorporated by the state governments
deal with the protections of individual rights against discrimination
the first 8 amendments pertain to what:
why was the 9th amendment added?
b/c of the notion that there may be more rights people should have than there are in the constitution
What was the clear purpose of the BOR?
to prevent abuses by the Federal Government
Did the BOR initially apply to the states?
No - most states had their own BOR's and people clearly understood that the Constitution's BOR was to protect them from the federal government
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