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First Amendment Overview


During this two-week course, students will analyze primary and secondary source documents via the Interactive Constitution to discuss and evaluate the common and divergent viewpoints on the First Amendment of the Constitution from legal scholars, the Founding generation, and fellow students through a civil dialogue that allows students to determine their own points of view and why they hold that viewpoint.

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The associated classroom materials allow educators to work with students for a deeper dive into the meaning of the First Amendment, the four clauses, and select Court cases over the next few class periods.

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