"Nationalizing the Bill of Rights"
In this chapter you have learned about constitutional rights and the various
freedoms protected by the Bill of Rights&;freedom of religion, freedom of
speech, freedom of the press, and freedom of assembly, to name a few. Today,
your rights are protected at both the state and federal level. Nationalization
means that citizens who believe that a state or local authority has denied them
their basic rights may take their case to a federal court. In this activity
you will take a closer look at the nationalization of the Bill of Rights.
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Nationalization of the Bill of Rights: An Overview
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Start at the American Political Science Association's Bicentennial Chronicle.
After you have read through the information, answer the following questions.
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