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Bill of Rights

Civil Liberties the freedoms we have to think and to act without government interference or unfair treatment
Cenorship it cannot ban printed materials or films merely because they contain alarming or offensive ideas
Petition simply a formal request
slander spreading spoken lies
libel lies that are printed
search warrant a court order allowing law enforcement officers to search a suspect's home or business and take specific items as evidence
double jeopardy peolpe who are accused of a crime and judges not guilty may not be put on trial again for the same crime
due process following established legal procedures
eminent domain the right of the government to take private propertyo
indictment formal charge by group of citizens
grand jury people who review the evidence against the accused
bail sum of money used as a security deposit
suffrage the right to vote
poll taxes required voters to pay a sum of money before a ballot
discrimination unfair treatment based on prejudice against a certain group
segregation the social separation of the races
civil rights the right of full citizenship and equality under the law
affirmative action programs to try to make up for past discrimination
racial profiling being singled out as suspects because of the way they look
gender boy or girl
sections parts of restaurants and theaters
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