Constitutional Principles: Keri Grant Jaylan
Why is it significant?
Where have individual rights been inspired from?
- Martin Luther King Jr. led an equal rights movement for African Americans
- Abraham Lincoln created the Emancipation Proclamation, abolishing slavery and creating individual rights for many
- Ancient Rome men had their own rights, including the right to vote.
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.