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  • The First Ten Amendments Of The First Amendment

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    including our founding founders, wanted greater protection of their rights. To accomplish this, James Madison drafted the Bill of Rights and by the end of 1791, every state had ratified the first ten amendments. The First Amendment is primary, not just because it is at the beginning, but because it articulates the First Freedom and the nature of that freedom. It states that “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom

  • The First Amendment

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    101 May 10, 2016 PAPER 4 What I think that the first amendment is that The federal government will do nothing to prevent the expression of thoughts to the ones which are interested in listening to or studying approximately them, nor will it do anything to promote or stifle the exercise of any spiritual religion. Nor will it save you the residents from peacefully protesting or expressing dissent. Which can also suggest by way of the first amendment guarantees freedom of faith, however, there are

  • The First Amendment : The Second Amendment

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    The First Amendment The first amendment is one of the most used amendments today. Everyone in the world uses it and sometimes takes advantage of it and most times uses it when needed to. The Bill Of Rights was created on December 15th of 1779 and was created to make some rules in the future because no one had the freedom to do anything. Most were punished if they spoke their opinion, they did not even have the right to choose their own religion. But that all changed when James Madison wrote the Bill

  • The First Amendment Of The 21st Amendment

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    Unique Amendment The Eleventh Amendment was the first to revise the constitution after the ratification of the first ten amendments in the Bill of Rights. It was passed by Congress on March 4, 1794. “The Judicial power of the United States shall not be construed to extend to any suit in law or equity, commenced or prosecuted against or of the United States by Citizens of another State, or by Citizens or Subjects of any Foreign State."(Constitution law.com) The Eleventh Amendment resulted

  • The 1st Amendment : The Rights Of The First Amendment

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    Constitution, the First Amendment states that “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” (Gold). Historically, as demonstrated in cases such as Hazelwood v. Kuhlmeier, the U.S. Supreme Court, as well as the government in general, has well-upheld this amendment, but starting

  • The First Amendment Essay

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    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

  • The Second Amendment To The Constitution And The First Amendment

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    constitution, it is quite possibly the largest piece of the puzzle that makes America what it is. This document allows the American people to be who they are. The constitution and its amendments outline the rules that are to be followed by and the rights that are given to the people and the government. The first amendment to the constitution is one that never seems to be debated itself, but its interpretation is often times debated. In saying this I mean that most everyone agrees that people should have

  • Amendments Of The First Amendment

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    First Amendment: 1. The first amendment addresses that people have the freedom to practice and engage in a religion and the government cannot impose on this right. This same amendment also states that we have a right and freedom of speech, press, petition the government and also peaceful assemblies of people (so protest or even walks for different causes). 2(a): In North Carolina, there was a law that banned sex offenders from using social media in efforts of deterring them from preying on people

  • The Importance Of The First Amendment

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    A very popular constitutional issue in America is the First Amendment. The First Amendment is meant to protect, but in today’s society it is being questioned that the argument is being overly used. The First Amendment of the United States Constitution protects the right to freedom of religion and freedom of expression from government interference (Esmaili). Freedom of religion created the separation of church and state. It prohibits the government from interfering with a person's practice of their

  • Essay on The First Amendment

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    The First Amendment America was built on freedom. Freedom to speak, freedom to choose, freedom to worship, and freedom to do just about anything you want within the law. America’s law was designed to protect and preserve these freedoms. The reason the United States of America came to exist was because the colonists fled Great Britain to get back the freedoms that were taken away from them by the Monarchy. In countries where Monarchies and Dictatorships rule, there is little if any freedom to

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