In April 1963 Dr. King was arrested for leading a non-violent protest in Birmingham, Alabama. In a local newspaper a group of white clergymen criticized King. They acknowledged that injustices had...
During the War of 1812, British ships attacked Fort McHenry that stood in the harbor defending the city of Baltimore. An American prisoner named Francis Scott Key watched the battle from the deck of...
Decision by the U.S. Supreme Court, June 13, 1966.
Learn these 50 words to better understand the first ten amendments of the U.S. Constitution.
We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the...
, King of Great Britain
Try previewing these twenty terms with your students BEFORE they read the Bill of Rights. Then, when they read the actual document, they will be twenty steps ahead.
, cruel and unusual punishment
, probable cause
, due process of law
, freedom of speech
, common law
, private property
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equal protection of the laws
, Fourteenth Amendment
, legal representative
, rural area
, public school
, class action