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Ap Government Civil Rights Notes Essay

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Civil liberties:
- Negative rights
- Limits the government that infringe on an individual's rights--ensuring your freedom - Anti-Federalists
- Bill of Rights: make up the heart and basis of the civil liberties - Protect are there to protect individuals from arbitrary acts of government

Civil rights:
- Positive rights
- Laws to empower the individual

Texas v. Johnson 1988:
- Patriotism/symbolism
- Not just burning a piece of cloth--the American flag is very symbolic

Shank v. United States
- Clear and present danger
- Bo...

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