Civil Liberties and Civil Rights Readings

On October 29, 2019, in Assignments, by lwaddell

Here are the readings for Civil Liberties and Rights.  Please email your responses to

Anti-Federalist 84

  1. Brutus argues that states have something that the federal government does not, what is it?
  2. What is seen as the major failure of the federal Constitution?

Justice Holmes

  1. Explain the clear and present danger test.
  2. What did Holmes do in Abrams v United States that differed in Schenck v United States?

Plessy v Ferguson

  1. Explain the separate but equal doctrine.
  2.  Discuss the impact of this decision on society in the early 1900’s.

Discussion Post #5

On October 24, 2019, in Assignments, by lwaddell

The discussion post for Civil Liberties and Rights is now open. Be sure to read the rubric on how points are earned. You need to respond to at least two people on different days. If you have any questions, come in and ask.

Discussion Post #5