The first amendment

By keirnan sims

Court case for the First Amendment

December 1965: two student wore black armbands to school to protest against the war going on in Vietnam.when the school asked the two students to take off the armbands the students refused which resulted in the two students getting expelled. The two students parents claimed a violation of their first amendment. The court sided with the two students. Students and teachers don't "shed their constitutional rights to freedom of speech or expression at the schoolhouse gate," the Court said.

The First amendment!!

Congress shall make no law respecting and establishment of religion,or phropbiting the free excersise therefore;or abridging the free excersise Therof; or abridging the freedom of speech,or the freedom of press,or the right of the people peacable to assemble,and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.

Pictures representing the first amendment

Why the First amendment was added to the Bill of Rights

Why was it added? And who was it that suggested it?

The first amendment was suggested by Thomas Jefferson and added by James Madison. The reason Thomas Jefferson made it such a big priority was because the First amendment would protect the people's basic rights without the government being able to interfere.

Description of the first amendment

Basically the first amendment allows you to say anything you want,follow any religion you would want to,allows you to the rights of social media, and to make petitions asking the government for a list of grievances.
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