(Solution) POLI330N Week 7 Discussion: Our Struggle for Freedom, Civil Liberties And Political Equality




Required Resources

Read/review the following resources for this activity:

  • Textbook: Chapter 15, 16
  • Lesson
  • Minimum of 1 scholarly source (can include your textbook)

Initial Post Instructions

For the initial post, respond to one of the following options, and label the beginning of your post indicating either Option 1 or Option 2:

  • Option 1: The Equal Rights Amendment was first proposed almost a century ago and has still not been added to the United States Constitution. It is supposed to guarantee equal legal rights for all American citizens regardless of sex. It was first introduced to Congress by Alice Paul, leader of women’s suffrage movement in 1923. Compare/contrast the Equal Rights Amendment with the Fourteenth Amendment. Did they deal with separate concepts? Explain your answer.
  • Option 2: The Bill of Rights is not only included with the United States Constitution but also state constitutions. All states have provisions in their constitutions that protect individual rights. Go online and look up your state constitution concerning amendments that are included in the Bill of Rights. How does your state constitution protect your individual rights?

Be sure to make connections between your ideas and conclusions and the research, concepts, terms, and theory we are discussing this week.


Class and Professor,

Option 2: The Bill of Rights

Multiple states in the United States of America have included the Bill of Rights in their constitution to enhance the maximum protection of the freedom and democracy of their citizens (Greenberg & Page, 2018). In Florida, the constitution guarantees various rights and freedom under article 1 of the constitution. Article 1 of the constitution outline various rights including political rights, basic rights, religious freedom, freedom of speech and press, right to work, right to bear arms, among others (The Florida State, n.d.). The Bill of Rights is applicable to all types of law and plays a critical role in binding all persons and state organs to have a common objective that improves their relationships or interactions in any given social environment……..Kindly click the purchase icon above to purchase full solution at $10.