Civil Rights and Liberties

Read the Bill of Rights (Amendments 1-10 of the U.S. Constitution) and the 14th Amendment. 
Three to four sentences for each of the ten provisions of the Bill of Rights and 14th Am. you discuss. 
Rubric 5—Exceeds or substantially meets expectations. 4—Most expectations are met (may contain minor errors). 3—Meets minimum expectations (may contain some errors). 2—Superficial, random, with inconsistencies. 1—Unacceptable. 

  1. Define U.S. civil liberties and civil rights and explain the difference between the two. (25) 
  2. Explain the role that the U.S. government can play in the enforcement and/or protection of civil liberties and civil rights. (25) 
    3.What is the basis for civil liberties and civil rights in the U.S. Constitution? Support your response by giving at least one example of each a civil liberty and a civil right. (50) 
  3. List and explain seven provisions of the Bill of Rights that are important to your our lives in America today (note not the 3rd Am). (20 points each) (Number them 4(1), 4(2), 4(3) … (140) 
  4. List and explain three provisions of the 14th amendment that are crucial in protecting our rights and Liberties in America today: (Number them 5(1), 5(2) 5(3) (20 points each)