What do you think is the most important amendment in the Bill of Rights?
Week 13 Participation Activity
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To earn participation points this week, complete this writing assignment.
The writing assignment must be in MLA format (double-spaced, Times New Roman font). The assignment must be minimum 200 words of your original writing and answer all the questions in the prompt. If you quote from another source, you must credit that source; plagiarism checking software is enabled. The file must be in .doc, .docx, or .rtf (Mac users, no .pages files!).
Please watch the TED-Ed video “A 3-minute guide to the Bill of Rights” by Belinda Stutzman (if the link isn’t working, go ahead and Google the title). Even if you think you know your rights like the back of your hand, check it out.
Afterward, please answer the following questions.
What do you think is the most important amendment in the Bill of Rights? Why?
If they were being written today, would the Bill of Rights still be the same? If not, how would they be different?
Do you think the Bill of Rights is still effective? Why or why not? If why not, what would you change?
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