The Amendment gave African Americans males the right to vote. Without the vote, the freed slaves would be powerless. By giving them the right to vote, Congress made sure that African American males would have a voice in their government.
The sixth amendment was ratified on December It gives the citizens of the united states the right to a speedy trial, a fair jury, an attorney if they want one, and the chance to confront the defendant of the crime.
The Bill of Rights was influenced by the Enlightenment because it limits what the government is able to do and protects the basic human rights of the people which is John Locke's idea, who is an Enlightenment thinker.
Constitution ~ Quick Pack is a Social Studies lesson with the objective of helping students understand the historical context of the Declaration of Independence, as well as some important principles within the document.