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What amendment to the constitution created the federal income tax

How many amendments to the US Constitution have been officially proposed

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Poll taxes and literacy tests were part of what type of laws

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Q: During which decade did the federal government begin to enforce the Fourteenth Amendment?
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The Fifth Amendment protects people from federal government interference. Which amendment protects people from interference by each state government?

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The Fifth Amendment protects people from federal government interference Which amendment protects people from interference by each state government?

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The federal government derives its authority to enforce civil rights violations through?

the ten Amendment

What amendment allows rights to fair procedures in contacts with government?

The concept you are asking about is called "due process". It is guaranteed by the Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments. The Fifth Amendment guarantees due process when dealing with the federal government, while the Fourteenth Amendment guarantees it when dealing with State governments.

Why did treatment of Cherokee get worse after the Supreme Court declared Georgias Indians removal laws to be unconstitutional?

The federal government did not enforce the court's decision.

What were the problems that have arisen without the Tenth Amendment?

Disagreement over the deserved power of the federal government as written in the Constitution might still be commonplace if this amendment had not been ratified. After this amendment was passed, if the federal government attempted to "persuade" a state to enforce a federal statute, it was considered unconstitutiona.

What is the difference between the due process guarantees in the fifth amendment and the fourteeth amendment?

They offer identical protection, but the Fifth applies to the federal government and the Fourteenth applies to the states.

Are States by law required to assist in or to enforce Federal law?

Yes, all laws that are passed by the federal government are to be recognized by the state and local governments. This means that federal, state, and local government entities are expected to recognize and enforce federal laws. Much of this is covered in the 14th Amendment to the U.S Constitution.

The twenty fourth amendment differs from the fourteenth and fifteen amendment?

The twenty fourth amendment differs from the fourteenth an d fifteen amendment since it prohibits the federal government or the states from making voters pay a poll tax before they can vote in a national election. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that poll taxes, by themselves, did not violate the Fourteenth or Fifteenth Amendments.It

Why did southerners feels the federal government was not protecting their interests?

The federal government did not enforce the Fugitive Slave Law of 1793

Which amendments offer due process protection from unfair treatment from your state local and national government?

The Fifth Amendment covers due process from the federal government; the Fourteenth Amendment addresses due process in state procedures.

How was the due process protections provided in the Bill of Rights later extended?

The Fourteenth Amendment gave state governments the same restrictions as the federal government.

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