• Amendments to the Constitution (Valeriy Pyakin 2020.02.03)
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    Amendments to the Constitution (Valeriy Pyakin 2020.02.03)

    Presenter: The next question is from Valeriy (thirty-two subscribers also voted for this question): “Valeriy Viktorovich, a draft amendments to the Constitution is being formed now. But there’s no such a proposition as a change of the state flag from tricolor flag, to the Red Flag. In your opinion, would it be advisable to bright up this issue at this point? Or it might be dealt with some other time, outside Constitution amendments procedure? What conditions should be formed in Russia for this to happen?” Valeriy Pyakin: I’ll give a short answer, because there are very serious subtleties here, and to highlight them would be prematurely at this time. I’ll…

  • A 3-minute guide to the Bill of Rights – Belinda Stutzman
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    A 3-minute guide to the Bill of Rights – Belinda Stutzman

    Transcriber: tom carter Reviewer: Bedirhan Cinar The first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution — also known as the Bill of Rights — were ratified or passed over 200 years ago. But even though they’re a bit, well, old, these first 10 amendments are still the most debated and discussed section of our Constitution today. So, can you remember what they are? Let’s take a look. The First Amendment is the freedom of speech, press, religion, assembly and petition. This may be the most revered of the amendments. The First Amendment protects our rights to say and write our opinions, worship how we please, assemble together peacefully and petition our…

  • Can We Pass the Equal Rights Amendment Already? – Desi Lydic Womansplains | The Daily Show
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    Can We Pass the Equal Rights Amendment Already? – Desi Lydic Womansplains | The Daily Show

    – When it comes to gender equality, America’s ranked 49th in the world, just below Peru, which means now all those pictures I took stunting at Machu Picchu just make me sad. So I’m here to do my part by educating Americans about vital gender topics. This is Desi Lydic Womansplains. The ERA stands for the equal rights amendment not to be confused with the ERA in baseball, which I’ve also womansplained. God dammit! So, the equal rights amendment. It was first proposed in the 1920s by the National Woman’s Party. They’re my she-ros. Any time there’s a 1920s themed wedding, I show up dressed as a suffragette. Elizabeth said…

  • Common Sense 2017.  Constitutional Convention and New United States Constitution.  A New Republic.
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    Common Sense 2017. Constitutional Convention and New United States Constitution. A New Republic.

    Hello my name is Daniel Bruno Americans need to retire the two-party system Congressional approval ratings, hover around 8% yet most members are re-elected over and over again The old definitions of liberal and conservative left and rights no longer apply Come and join us to form a more perfect union Abolish the Department of Homeland Security Come clean about terrorism and mass shootings Decriminalize all drugs and the drug war Enforce the Second Amendment Stop putting people in cages for possession of an object Close down the lobbies end the wars Abolish the income tax Truth and reconciliation About September 11th break up the media monopoly No more fake…

  • UNITED STATES BILL of RIGHTS – WikiVidi Documentary
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    UNITED STATES BILL of RIGHTS – WikiVidi Documentary

    WikiVidi.com United States Bill of Rights The Bill of Rights is the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution. Proposed following the often bitter 1787–88 battle over ratification of the U.S. Constitution, and crafted to address the objections raised by Anti-Federalists, the Bill of Rights amendments add to the Constitution specific guarantees of personal freedoms and rights, clear limitations on the government’s power in judicial and other proceedings, and explicit declarations that all powers not specifically delegated to Congress by the Constitution are reserved for the states or the people. The concepts codified in these amendments are built upon those found in several earlier documents, including the Virginia Declaration…

  • Polity Lecture (IAS) : Constitution Of India : An Overview || Likhaai
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    Polity Lecture (IAS) : Constitution Of India : An Overview || Likhaai

    The Constitution of India, as we know a Constitution of a Country is the supreme law of any Nation or it is also called as the most Fundamental Governing Document of a country It describes the type of polity which exists in a country that is, whether a country is a Democracy Or whether it is a Monarchy Or it could be a Military Rule or what ever kind of polity that exist in a country. It will be held by the constitution of the country It also tells, What kind of privileges are provided to the citizens of the nation? Whether they will be treated as equal? for example,…

  • The Bill of Rights

    The Bill of Rights

    Today, we will learn about the first 10 amendments which, we call the Bill of Rights. Amendments are changes to the Constitution so, they come at the very end. We have 27 amendments but, today we will learn about just the first 10. Let’s jump right in with the First Amendment the First Amendment protects some of our most basic freedoms in the United States, it gives us freedom of religion, speech, press, assembly, and petition. This mean we get to choose our own religion and can speak freely about our beliefs, we can also meet or assemble peacefully in group and contact or petition the government for help against…

  • How the Constitution is Organized
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    How the Constitution is Organized

    The Constitution is organized into three main parts; the Preamble, the Articles, and the Amendments. When it was written in 1787 it only took up several large pages, but the best way to think about its organization, is by comparing it to a book. The Preamble is like an introduction. The Articles are like chapters and the Amendments are like a glossary at the end of the book. The Constitution begins with the Preamble, which is like an Introduction to a book, because it tells us what the rest of the Constitution is going to be about. It states, “We the people of the United States in order to form…