1) The Bill of Rights constitutes the first 10 Amendments added to the Constitution in 1791. Civil liberties basically limit the power of the government. Explain what is the importance of civil liberties and cite some examples of what they include.
2) The First Amendment protects Freedom of Speech and the Press. Explain how this amendment protects these aspects of free speech.
3) Civil Rights regulate the way in which the government interacts and treats citizens. There is a long history of gaps in civil rights with regards to race and gender. Specifically, with the history of African Americans, provide 3 stories of how the national government had to expand their view of civil rights in order to include them; from slavery, to citizens, to equal status in America.
4) Describe the plight of women and other groups in winning protection of civil rights. What progress has been made politically?