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UNIT #5

Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

CHAPTER #13

Civil Liberties: Constitutional Freedoms

LESSONS #2-4

Freedom of Religion, Speech, Press, Assembly and Petition

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UNIT #5

Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

CHAPTER #13

Civil Liberties: Constitutional Freedoms

LESSONS #2-4

Freedom of Religion, Speech, Press, Assembly and Petition

Freedom of Religion

-The U.S has a long history of religious freedom

1. Colonist (Puritans, Quakers)

2. Immigrants (Irish Catholics, Jews)

-The 1st Amendment specifically prohibits the establishment of a “national religion”—the Establishment Clause

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Is the Government Establishing Religion by…

(Try to determine the conflict pictured below?)

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UNIT #5

Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

CHAPTER #13

Civil Liberties: Constitutional Freedoms

LESSONS #2-4

Freedom of Religion, Speech, Press, Assembly and Petition

Freedom of Religion

-The U.S has a long history of religious freedom

1. Colonist (Puritans, Quakers)

2. Immigrants (Irish Catholics, Jews)

-The 1st Amendment specifically prohibits the establishment of a “national religion”—the Establishment Clause

-The 1st Amendment also denies the government the right to limit what citizens believe—the Free Exercise Clause

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UNIT #5

Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

CHAPTER #13

Civil Liberties: Constitutional Freedoms

LESSONS #2-4

Freedom of Religion, Speech, Press, Assembly and Petition

Freedom of Speech and Press

-When the Bill of Rights was written, “speech” simply meant the spoken word and “press” meant the printed word

-Now “speech and press” extend to include newspapers, books, movies, radio, cable, television, the internet, symbolic acts, etc

-There are two types of speech according to the S.C.; pure speech & symbolic speech

-The 1st Amendment does not protect:

1. Defamation (slander or libel)

2. Fighting Words

3. Student Speech

4. Seditious Speech

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UNIT #5

Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

CHAPTER #13

Civil Liberties: Constitutional Freedoms

LESSONS #2-4

Freedom of Religion, Speech, Press, Assembly and Petition

(continued)

-The government is not allowed to forbid the press to express certain ideas

Freedom of Assembly and Petition

-The 1st Amendment also allows people to gather in public areas and make their views known to government

-Limits can be placed on these rights in order to ensure public order and safety

-Limits on assembly must be content neutral

-The freedom of association is also included in the 1st Amendment, it protects the right for people to form groups and organization with common interests

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