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First Amendment

All activities in this section are based on the First Amendment.

"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 redress of grievances."  First Amendment, U.S. Constitution

This package of First Amendment cases and activities provides examples of the five pillars of the First Amendment, freedom of religion, speech, press, assembly, and petition, considered the foundation of the Constitution.

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Constitution Activities about the First Amendment