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First Amendment

Now that we have finished the original Constitution, it’s time to take a look at the amendments. As you probably already know, the first ten amendments, taken together, are known as “The Bill of Rights.” They enumerate a number of rights of American citizens not covered in the main Constitution. 790 more words

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OK, Just show up at this point.

So you haven’t officially registered?  Never mind.  Here’s the programme.  If you’re within reach of Maynooth come for any part of the following you like. 415 more words

Origin story of the Republic | A history of Latin part 4

The English word ‘republic’ comes from the Latin res publica, which literally means ‘the public’ (with ‘public’ an adjective, not a noun). From Wikipedia: 1,051 more words

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Final Article of the Constitution

This final post on the original Constitution is part of a series that will make more sense if it is read in order. If you haven’t read the earlier posts in this series, please… 491 more words

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Not to be confused with Chechnya

‘I disagree with the name Czechia,’ Regional Development Minister Karla Slechtova tweeted some time ago. ‘I don’t want people to confuse our country with Chechnya.’ 554 more words

The Republic

If I walked the dusty road to your destroyed cities, saw the burned apartment blocks, crumbling streets, would my story move anyone when I came back? 167 more words

Politics

Articles V and VI of the Constitution

This post covering Articles V and VI of the Constitution is part of a series that will make more sense if it is read in order. 801 more words

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