Limiting the Central Government

Michael Babcock
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Michael Babcock
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Comparing Bill of Rights and the Declaration of Independence

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Limiting the Central Government
  1. Declaration of Independence


    • Written by Thomas Jefferson and the Contintenal Congress in 1776.
    1. G1. Refused to Assent to Laws
      1. G2. Forbidden his Governors to pass laws
        1. G3. Refused to pass other laws
          1. G4. Call together legislative bodies.
            1. G5. Dissolved Representative Houses repeatedly
              1. G6. Refused to let house be reelected
                1. G7. To prevent the population of these states
                  1. G8 Obstructed the Administration of Justice
                    1. G9. Made Judges dependent on his will alone
                      1. G10. Erected multitude of New Offices
                        1. G11. Standing armies without the consent of our legislatures
                          1. G12. Affected to render the Military
                            1. G13. Combined with others to subject us to a jurisdiction
                              1. G14. Quartering large bodies of armed troops among us
                                1. G15. Protecting them from punishment for any murders
                                  1. G16. Cutting off our trade
                                    1. G17. Imposing taxes on us
                                      1. G18. depriving us in many cases by trial by jury
                                        1. G19. Tried for pretended offenses
                                          1. G20. Abolishing the free system of English Laws
                                            1. G21. Abolishing our most valuable laws
                                              1. G22. Suspending our own legislatures
                                                1. G23. Abdicated Government here
                                                  1. G24. Plundered and destroyed the lives of our people
                                                    1. G25. Transporting large armies to colonies
                                                      1. G26. Constrained our fellow Citizens
                                                        1. G27. Excited domestic insurrections
                                                          1. G28. We have Petitioned but not been heard
    2. Bill of Rights


      • Written by James Madison and Congress in 1789
      1. Amendment I- Freedoms
        1. Amendment II- Right to bear arms
          1. Amendment III- Protection from quartering
            1. Amendment IV- Protection from search and seizure
              1. Amendent V- Due process, self-incrimination, and private property
                1. Amendment VI- Trial by jury
                  1. Amendment VII- Civil trial by jury
                    1. Amendment VIII- Prohibit excessive bail and cruel and unusual punishment
                      1. Amendement IX- Protection of rights not specifically stated in the Bill of Rights
                        1. Amendment X- Powers of states and people
      2. Both designed for the protection of all people from the government
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