Constitutional Questions: Whose Right Is It?
The following essays deal with questions faced by
our AP US History Class as they examined the development of the
United States federal constitution. Please review the essays below and send us your thoughts. The following elements are open for consideration:
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- How well did the students present their position?
- Did they support their thesis with ample court decisions and secondary sources?
- Were the arguments logical? Any anachronisms or flawed thinking?
- Is there any information or historical background that you can add to their ideas?
- Any other thoughts you can add to help the students become more aware of Constitutional
law, history and thinking.
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AP US History
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The American Civil Liberties Union
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Is it constitutional for the government to use
checkpoints and searches to locate drunk drivers?
Is capital punishment a violation of the Eighth
Amendment, which forbids cruel and unusual punishment?
Questioning the constitutionality of celebrating religious holidays at public expense.
Should a "moment of silence" be legal in public schools?
Is the fetus a citizen and therefore protected by the Fourteenth Amendment?
Abortion: The Right To Choose
Should women be able to hold combat positions?
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