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Life in America would be very chaotic if the government could not make people obey the laws. Since people would not obey people of authority, they would do whatever they wanted and there would be no order anywhere.

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Would people in an unlimited government speak out against the government?

No, because they could be punished really bad by the unlimited government.

What laws would you pass to make people more equal in America?

The government have to make laws that are equal.

Why did the founding fathers want people to be judged by a jury of peers rather than the government?

It was the Founding Father's desire to have a government that was limited in power. If the government was able to judge the people, then the government would have a unchecked power. The government would be able to condemn, or aquit, anyone, regardless of whether it was right or not. The Founding Father's probably thought that a group of men, judging an individual, would hold each other acountable more so than the government alone, as the government by itself could be biased.

Why would many people who opposed the constitution argue for a bill of rights?

People that opposed the US Constitution argued in favor of the Bill of Rights. They felt the constitution itself would give all powers to the government officials and jeopardize the freedoms of the people. The Bill of Rights laid clear understanding that these rights and freedoms of the people could not be violated regardless of the actions of the government officials.

Why would it be difficult for ordinary people to be effective in governing the Nation?

I don't know who you think the people are who go into government and who take part in the political system are, but they are "ordinary " people. The only difference between them and anyone else is they have chosen to work in government. Anyone of us could do it.

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When would the government be allowed to limit what people say?

The government would be allowed to limit what people say when it actively hurts another group of people For example, the government could limit speech that incites rioting.

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No, because they could be punished really bad by the unlimited government.

What would happen if you did not respect rights?

Many bad things. The US government could tell you which religion to have. The government could censor newspapers. This would mean that the government could abuse its people and hide it much easier. You couldn't protest the government at all. If you said something the government didn't like, they could punish you.

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What countries are ruled by the people?

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How could the government guarantee there would be no more slavery?

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Why are You allowed guns in US?

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What are some things that the Vietnam government does for its people?

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How can the government persuade people to save energy?

they could tell them they would die with out it because we need most of the stuff it provides

Who are the people who help the vice president and the president run America?

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What role do people play in Japanese government?

People play every role in Japanese government. Without people, there would be no government.