Paul Jones Mrs. Quinn G.A.L.R.E. December 8, 2010 Unit 5 Lesson 27 – Reviewing and Using the Lesson 1.

How do the rights found in the U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights reflect the influence of classical republicanism and natural rights philosophy?

2. How do American bills of rights and national and state levels differ from the 1689 English Bill of Rights as limitations on government? Is the difference significant? Why?

3. How do the rights of institutions and classes of individuals, such as doctors or the disabled, differ from the rights possessed by all individuals? Under what circumstances should such rights be given preference over individual rights?

4. What are “positive rights” and “negative rights”? Provide an example of each.

5. Why has it been difficult to resolve the meaning of the Second, Third, Ninth, and Tenth Amendments to the U.S. Constitution?

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