Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM


Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.


Blueprint of a Democracy

No description

Autumn Stewart

on 22 September 2014

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of Blueprint of a Democracy

What is the purpose of the Bill of Rights?

Power Belongs To The People!
Limited Powers =
Limited Government
The Constitution
The U.S. Constitution established America’s national government and fundamental laws, and guaranteed certain basic rights for its citizens. The first 10 amendments (a change or addition to a legal document) of the Constitution are called the Bill of Rights.
It allows citizens certain rights and privileges.
Limits the powers of the government.
Protects our personal freedom.
Serves as a reminder of our duties and obligations to keep America free.
Blueprint of a Democracy

"With great power comes great responsibility."
In order for
to have power they must fulfill their civic duties.
Civic Duties include both rights and responsibilities.

Democracy - Greek word mean "rule of the people"
citizen - a legal member of a country
citizenship - combination of rights and duties

A citizens individual freedoms as written in the Constitution of the United States of America.
What citizens are required to do in order to NOT receive legal consequences.
Pay Taxes
Cast an Informed Vote
Serve in the Military
Jury Duty

Obey Laws
By: Autumn Stewart
Your Task:
Write a 1-2 paragraph essay over the following prompt:
What kind of citizen does a Democracy need?
Your Task:
Write a 1-2 paragraph essay over the following prompt.
What kind of citizen does a democracy need?
Full transcript