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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 : 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

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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 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 The Eleventh Amendment resulted

  • 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

  • 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 Second Amendment : The Influence Of The First Amendment

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    The First Amendment paved the way for citizens of the United States to have their own protection and rights from the government. It exemplified the freedom of speech, press, and religion. During this period that was very important to the citizens to have this as they lived their daily lives. In today’s technological world the first amendment seems to have taken a new form that some agree and disagree with. I personally believe that the freedoms written in that time, precisely freedom of the press

  • Importance Of The First Amendment

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    The first 10 amendments of the constitution are called the bill of rights. The bill of rights was created by James Madison. The Bill of Rights were ratified by every state on December 15, 1791. The bill of rights limits government power so it does not become a tyrant. The Bill of Rights also prevents the government from restricting some things like freedom of the press. The Bill of Rights gives U.S. Citizens many freedoms. The first amendment of the constitution is important because it protects freedom

  • Importance Of The First Amendment

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    The first amendment formed our country and brought us together to be the free country we are. The first amendment talks about how we get the freedom of religion, freedom of speech, Freedom of press. Amendment 1 is the most important Amendment because it doesn’t allow Congress to make laws about respending religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof, and abridging the freedom of speech or press. The freedom of religion is important to us because it lets us learn our religion freely so we don't

  • Importance Of The First Amendment

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    The Importance of the First Amendment When our Nation had regarded themselves as thirteen newly colonies and to separate themselves from Great Britain. Congress had imparted to the state legislature twelve amendments to the Constitution. These Amendments later became the Bill of Rights, the first basic rights that the country was founded to provide. The whole point that the Bill of Rights were made was so that new Federal Government were prevented from impairing human rights and freedom. However