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Module 4: Civil Liberties

This module received an honorable mention in the 2014 SoftChalk Lesson Challenge. This civil liberties unit outlines 'the Bill of Rights, Freedom of Expression, Freedom of Religion, Right to Bear Arms, Right to Privacy and the Rights of the Criminally Accused.' 'Civil liberties are individual rights, guaranteed by the Constitution, that the government cannot deny. This concept originates in the English legal chapter known as the Magna Carta (1215). Most of these rights are found in the first 10 amendments to the Constitution. These are known as theBill of Rights. The Bill of Rights protections such as freedom of speech, freedom of religion and the right of protection against self-incrimination. Civil liberties are distinguishable from civil rights, which are rights afforded to members of... Show More

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