The First Amendment

By Temitope Odubona

Amendment Basics

A. The # of the Amendment I'm doing is the First Amendment

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Description of the Amendment

A. Because when Britain controlled America before 1776 you had know freedom of speech and if disrespect the gov't you would be sent to jail by the British Police. But the First Amendment protects the people's freedom of speech.

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Supreme Court Case

A. The name of the Court Case is Chaplinsky in New Hampshire on 1960


B. Background of the case id that he violated The First Amendment by using violent words to stir up some trouble


C. The Court Decision on this case was that he was sent to jail for a decade with no pardon/or bail. The reason is because in the future there was a case where some burned a cross on a person property

First Amendement

Congress shall make no law respecting an established of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise the there of or abridging the the freedom of the speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble , and to petition the gov't for a redress of grievances

Citations

"First Amendment." Constitutional Amendments: From Freedom of Speech to Flag Burning. 2nd ed. Vol. 1. Detroit: UXL, 2008. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 9 Dec. 2015.


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