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First Amendment To The United States Constitution

The First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution protects freedom of speech, press, religion, and assembly and petition. The First Amendment reads as follows: "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances." (Source A) Now, correct me if I’m wrong, but the First Amendment not...

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The United States Constitution and Its Various Amendments

"The United States Constitution is a healthy document which still serves our nation exceptionally well and does not need drastic change or revision." Since June twenty first of 1788, when the United States Constitution was ratified in Washington D.C. it has been considered The Law of the Land. Ever since that date, we have followed those rules as the Federal law and overall “ruling” of our lives. For almost two hundred twenty four years, this has been what our country has been following to this...

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First Amendment Is the Cornerstone of the United States of America

First Amendment is the Cornerstone of the United States of America On July 4, 1776 the Declaration of Independence was signed freeing the thirteen American colonies from Great Britain, creating what would become the most powerful democratic country in history. The United States of America’s path to success is filled with trial, error, and countless sacrifices. The founding fathers envisioned a nation that was governed by the people not by a tyrannical king. On December 15, 1791 a very...

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The United States Constitution and How It Serves the Nation

The United States Constitution is the frame that holds the individual states together. It is the most amazing political document ever written and has lasted for more than 200 years. Even though there were provisions for change written into it, the Constitution has been a role model for almost every country that desires to have a firm Democratic system based on the rule of law. The United States Constitution is a healthy document which still serves our nation exceptionally well and does not need drastic...

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Profanity: First Amendment to the United States Constitution and Respondent Monetary Relief

Federal District Court, alleging a violation of his First Amendment right to freedom of speech and seeking injunctive relief and damages under 42 U.S.C. 1983. The court held that the school's sanctions violated the First Amendment, that the school's disruptive-conduct rule was unconstitutionally vague and overbroad, and that the removal of respondent's name from the graduation speaker's list violated the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment. The court awarded respondent monetary relief and...

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First Amendment

Amendment One The Constitution of the United States is an outline of the national government of the United Stated of America. It was written in 1787. Fifty-five men were there. They are known as the “Founding Fathers” or “Framers of the Constitution.” The Constitution of the United States was approved on June 21, 1788. The Constitution of the United States divides the government into three branches. First the Legislative branch, then the Judicial branch, last the Executive branch. The Constitution...

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State of the First Amendment

State of the First Amendment Q1. As you may know, the First Amendment is part of the U.S. Constitution. Can you name any of the specific rights that are guaranteed by the First Amendment? In the First Amendment I can name three specific rights that are guaranteed by this Amendment. One of them is the Freedom of speech, the second is freedom of religion and lastly freedom is the press. Two of the freedoms that I could not name were the right to petition and the right of assembly. Most of the people...

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Reflections on the First Amendment

the First Amendment HIS/301 April 9, 2013 Mr. De La Peña Reflections on the First Amendment The first amendment to the United States Constitution states that no law can be made to create a national religion, or imped the free practice of any or no religion. It also states that no one can infringe on the freedom of speech, freedom of press, and that no one can interfere with the right to peaceably assemble. This paper will cover the rights of privacy the first amendment protects...

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The First Amendment

a redress of grievances. The first and the most significant of the amendments to our Constitution is the First Amendment. "The amendment that established our freedoms as citizens of our new confederation." The First Amendment insures freedom of speech and of the press. The First Amendment ratification was completed on December 15, 1791. This happened when the eleventh State, which is Virginia, approved this amendment. At that time there were fourteen States in the Union. There are many examples...

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Amendments in the United Sates

Amendments in the United Sates constitution have changed our government and our society. Amendments are usually ratified due to social events that occur over time .Ideologies also pay a considerable role to the ratification process as well. If it wasn't for political groups such as The Anti-Feudalist we may not have obtained the 1st amendment which sates "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech...

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