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The United States Constitution -

Hello Fellow Americans, Today we’ll be continuing our in-depth series at a look into the constitution—primarily covering the Fourteenth Amendment. We’ll be giving a little background history as well as the purpose it currently holds.  So, without further ado, let’s get started… The Fourteenth Amendment states… “All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the state wherein they reside. No state shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any state deprive...

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The United States Constitution -

Hello Fellow Americans, Today we’ll be continuing our in-depth series at a look into the constitution—primarily covering the Thirteenth Amendment. We’ll be giving a little background history as well as the purpose it currently holds.  So, without further ado, let’s get started… The Thirteenth Amendment states… Section 1. "Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction."   Section 2. "Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.”   This was put into play...

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The United States Constitution -

Hello Fellow Americans, Today we’ll be continuing our in-depth series at a look into the constitution—primarily covering the Twelfth Amendment. We’ll be giving a little background history as well as the purpose it currently holds.  So, without further ado, let’s get started… The Twelfth Amendment states… All legislative Powers herein granted shall be vested in a Congress of the United States, which shall consist of a Senate and House of Representatives.  This amendment was put into effect to handle any disputes when it came to electing government officials to run the U.S. government.  This includes… Rules & Regulations   In...

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The United States Constitution -

Hello Fellow Americans, Today we’ll be continuing our in-depth series at a look into the constitution—primarily covering the Ninth Amendment. We’ll be giving a little background history as well as the purpose it holds today. So, without further ado, let’s get started… The Ninth Amendment states… "The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people." This was put into the constitution to let citizens know their rights aren’t just limited to the constitution. Meaning, not every single right of the American people is listed and outlined within the...

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The United States Constitution -

Hello Fellow Americans, Today we’ll be continuing our in-depth series at a look into the constitution—primarily covering the Eighth Amendment. We’ll be giving a little background history as well as the purpose it holds today. So, without further ado, let’s get started… The Eighth Amendment states… "Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted." This amendment makes sure that punishments for crimes are not excessive, cruel, or unusual. This ensures there is NO…   Excessive Bail   This portion of the amendment is to protect those who are arrested for a crime—meaning...

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