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Why We Honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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I chose this website because I believe it is imporant. It talks about Martin Luther King, Jr. and about the 14th Amendment. How the Fourteenth Amendment gave blacks citizenship and to why we honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. till this day and until forever.

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Fourteenth Amendment Video — History.com

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This video is about the 14th Amendment. I chose this video because I believe it is imporant. This video talks about the 14th Amendment granted citizenship. Also equal civil and legal rights to African-Americans and slaves who had been emancipated after the American Civil War.

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Our Documents - 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution: Civil Rights (1868)

Our Documents - 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution: Civil Rights (1868) | Corrin Nipar - Fourteenth Amendment | Scoop.it

 

 

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This document talks about the Fourteenth Amendment and about how it got ratified. I chose this website because it tells how the 14th Amendment got passed by Congress June 13, 1866, and ratified July 9, 1868, the 14th Amendment extended liberties and rights granted by the Bill of Rights to former slaves.

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Racial Profiling Versus Affirmative Action

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This news article is about the Fourteenth Amendment. I believe that it is imporant also. It talks about how there are conceptual, moral and legal differences between special treatment and special mistreatment.

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Obama and the Debt

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This news article talks about how despite what the president says, he has the power to avoid a debt default. It talks about how the Republicans in the House of Representatives who declare that they may refuse to raise the debt limit threaten to do more than plunge the  government into default.

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Fourteenth Amendment Video — History.com

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This video is about the Fourteenth Amendment. I chose this video because it is extremely imporant to this Amendment. This video talks about how Martin Luther King leads the march on Washington. It talks about how on August 28, 1963, a quarter million people gathered together to support civil rights, and share Dr. King's "dream" of equality.

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14th Amendment to the Constitution Was Ratified

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I chose this website about the Fourteenth Amendment because I do believe it is imporant and interesting. I believe this because it talks all about how how the Amendment got ratified and what really happened. Also it gives some interesting facts.

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Using 14th Amendment to Raise the Debt Ceiling

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I chose this news article because it talks about how a Civil War-era provision in the 14th Amendment makes for an interesting discussion on whether President Obama could use it to unilaterally raise the debt ceiling.

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Experts See Potential Ways Out for Obama in Debt Ceiling Maze

Experts See Potential Ways Out for Obama in Debt Ceiling Maze | Corrin Nipar - Fourteenth Amendment | Scoop.it
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I chose this news article because it talks about how the view that president Obama could continue borrowing without Congressional authorization is based on three arguments: presidential power, a provision of the 14th Amendment and constitutional obligations.

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As the Debt Deadline Approaches

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This news article is about a political extortionist named Ted Cruz and his Tea Party associates have been threatening harm to the government unless the president agrees to make political concessions. Also, readers discussing that President Obama use emergency powers to raise the debt ceiling.

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