238 Years later, would Americans still choose freedom over slavery?

July 2014
Ellis County Press;7/3/2014, Vol. 23 Issue 13, p2
The article focuses on the state of freedoms of the U.S. citizens as outlined in the U.S. Bill of Rights. It mentions the First Amendment, which guarantees the freedom to speak and the freedom to media of the Americans but the said rights are constantly in assault. It cites the Fourth Amendment, which prevents government agents from placing an individual under surveillance but has been violated. Moreover, it mentions the Seventh Amendment that guarantees the right of the citizens to jury.


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