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14th Amendment

Civics Project

Lena Buchanan

on 7 November 2012

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Transcript of 14th Amendment

prohibits gov. to deprive its people of the unalienable rights
without due process of law Purposes defined citizenship (broadly) Citizenship Clause Created 11/17/1787
Ratified 6/21/1788 Equal Protection Clause Composed of Five Sections: Citizenship Clause Due Process Clause "All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside." All people born the US are US citizens, and are to abide by US and State rules. In Layman Terms: Due Process The Fourteenth Amendment Based on England's Magna Carta, citizens are entitled to the law of the land. The Law The Land city/town
... includes rights to
fair trial
impartial jury Recap The 14th protected civil rights. Due process=law of the land US born= US citizen all residents count as one whole person in voting and censuses the gov cant impose laws which threaten unalienable rights, nor give partial treatment to anyone English, please: Fca's
1.Presentation consists of minimum 10 slides (20)
2.Student addresses all content requirements (60)
3.Student present info to an audience effectively through speech (20) 1. 2. Three-Fifths Clause Repealed 3. Office Terms 4. Debts 5. Congress has power to reenforce this amendment states what debts the gov will pay makes all citizens equal in rep, including voting US v UK limits office terms defines debts
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