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Civil Liberties in the 20th Century and Beyond

Summary: My essay is about the civil liberties of Americans from the 1950's to the present time. It shows what liberties were gained and which liberties are currently threatened.
After the activities of September 11th, the U.S. was launched into a war on terrorism. Because this is a war with no defined enemy, or one which is diffuse, it is necessary for the prosecutors of the war to invade the general public to look for terrorists. Consequently, the U.S. government has had, to some extent, violate the privacy of civilians. Obviously the question becomes, how far is too far"

The project will be a documentary. We will examine the way civil liberties have changed in America from the 50's to the present day and will then project where America is heading in terms of freedoms and opportunities. The reason the 50's was chosen as a starting point for our project was because that was the decade of McCarthyism and the Red Scare, both involving the hunt for communists. The war on terror is similar to...

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