“How does understanding the Constitution and the law allow me to be an active participant and citizen in our Democracy?”
“Why/how does being a nation of law, protect our rights and our freedom?”
We are a nation of law, not a nation of individuals. It is imperative that we consider not just our own individual needs and wants, but instead the good of the society as a whole.
“Government of the people, for the people, by the people shall not perish from this earth.” Abraham Lincoln
“A government of laws, and not of men.”– John Adams
“Don't interfere with anything in the Constitution. That must be maintained, for it is the only safeguard of our liberties.” ― Abraham Lincoln
“If children do not understand the Constitution, they cannot understand how our government functions, or what their liberties.” ― Abraham Lincoln
“If children do not understand the Constitution, they cannot understand how our government functions, or what their rights and responsibilities are as citizens of the United States.” -Supreme Court Justice John Roberts
“Democracy cannot succeed unless those who express their choice are prepared to choose wisely. The real safeguard of democracy, therefore, is education.” -President Franklin D. Roosevelt
How is the U.S. Constitution the foundation of this Democracy?
2 How does the US Constitution address issues of injustice/justice?
3 Criminal Law Crimes Against Persons
4 Current Cases: The 4th Amendment and The Right to Privacy
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