Assigned: Tuesday October 7
Due: Friday October 10
The Rights of the Accused is the corner stone of the Criminal Justice System. Based on class notes and discussions you are to make a flip book that follows the following FCAs.
US 1 Bill of Rights Poster
Assigned: October 1, 2014
Due: October 10, 2014
The United States Constitution has endured for over two hundred years as the supreme law of our land. It is THE living document that is central to American life. Ratified in 1791, the Bill of Rights contains ten amendments that work to protect Americans’ personal liberties that many feared would be weakened under the new Constitution. Today, these amendments continue to protect Americans’ personal liberties. They are a part of the living Constitution that is constantly interpreted in an effort to maintain framers’ principles in an ever-changing society.
The Bill of Rights:
1st Amendment- Freedom of Expression
2nd Amendment- Right to Bear Arms
3rd Amendment- Quartering of Troops
4th Amendment- Unreasonable Search and Seizures
5th Amendment- Due Process of Law
6th Amendment- Right to a Fair Trial
7th Amendment- Trial by Jury
8th Amendment- Cruel and Unusual Punishment
9th Amendment- Un-enumerated Rights
10th Amendment- States’ Rights
Task: You will create a poster (No larger than an 8x11 piece of computer paper)
describing one of the first ten amendments to the Constitution to inform your
classmates about its meaning and importance in early America and today. Your
poster must include:
Create a Flip Book to document the causes of the American Revolutionary War. Please each of the following items in the flip book.
Due: September 23, 2014