The Constitution


of the United States was written as a set of rules for
this country. Many of the "rules" have helped the country stay in order, but a
great many have been abused and taken out of context. Three provisions in the
Constitution that are important to my individual rights and liberties are
freedom of speech, freedom to vote, and that all people should be treated
equally.
These rights represent what is important to me and what I believe in.
Freedom of speech is an important right to me. It is found under Amendment one
of the Constitution. I am a very outspoken person and I like to speak my mind on
issues of all kind. The country I was born in did not guarantee freedom of
speech. People ...

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other people what I think is
right and what I think is wrong, but the well being of the public has to be
taken into consideration. The freedom of speech insures me that right to speak
out.
When I turn eighteen, I am permitted to vote for people representing my
state. I actively watch the news and think about politics. With all the
corruption and "bad politics", the wrong people have forced some of the "good"
people out of the government. I feel the right to vote is an important right to
me because it lets me to put better people in the government. It also lets me
decide who I want to run in office what people should be in office. Many
countries do not elect their government officials. In the United States when
you turn eighteen, you pick what's best for the country.
In the preamble to the Constitution it states "We the people of the
United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice…" The
phrase "establish justice" means ensure equality for all ...

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