Learning Target 19-LT 23
Final Assessment Project
The constitution was created after Americans broke away from Britain. This was made to guard against tyranny so that another "britain" wouldn't happen.
The Bill of Rights
The Bill of Rights is made up of 27 amendments that stae all citizens rights.
The Judicial Branch Gavel
The Judicial branch has the final say on whether or not rights are constitutional.
How does the Constitution guard against tyranny?
There are many ways that the constitution guards against tyranny due to the fact that the American colonists went through the tyranny of Britain.
The constitution guard against tyranny in these 3 ways and many other:
1. A president of the United States can only have a 4 year term and must be re-elected to serve another 4 years, reaching his/her limit of 8 years.
2. The Bill of Rights list out our rights so when we are in trouble with the government we can prove what we are aloud to do and what we are not.
3. In Amendment 6 in The Bill Of RIghts it states that the government can not do any cruel and unusual punishment to the criminal convicted no matter how bad the crime.