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i have to choose two amendments from the Bill of Rights. then make the case for passage of them.
i chose.8th Amendment-protects against cruel and unusual punishment and excessive bail
1st Amendment- guarantees freedom of religion, speech, press, assembly, and petition.
but i don't have a CLUE what that second part of the question means. can someone pleae give me an example using one of my choices..:)

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    Make the case for passage means to give reasons why those two amendments should be included in the Bill of Rights.

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    By the 2nd part, do you mean "make the case for passage of them?" After you select your 2 amendments, imagine that they have only been proposed and not passed. Now, what are the next steps you take?


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    yes i did mean that part
    but ok .. that helped me ALOT thanks to both of you

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