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    Regulation of civil rights between state and federal

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    Describe the balance of powers between state and federal government while protecting civil rights.

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    It's commonly referred to that the purpose of the constitution is to regulate a balance of powers between federal and state governments while protecting the civil rights of the individual citizen. Congress has the authority to enact civil rights laws through its power to regulate interstate commerce and through express power given to Congress in the various Reconstruction and ...

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    This solution addresses the balance of power between state and federal government. The solution address the constitution, amendments in the civil rights laws, congressional legislation of civil rights, and the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which came under the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendments. Social norms at the time of the changes to the constitution are also discussed. The explanation is given in over 200 words with one reference. In-text citations are also included.