Chapter One: Constitutional Law and Natural Rights
An important topic in constitutional law is the distinction between government power and individual rights. Natural rights occupy an important place in American political thought, as reflected in the US Constitution. The Constitution’s framers focused on natural rights during the Constitutional Convention of 1787.
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- What do you think is the most important amendment in the Bill of Rights? Why?
- Do you think the Bill of Rights is still effective? Why or why not?