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Amendment 1: Freedom of Religion, Speech, Press, Assembly, and Petition

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The First Amendment of the Constitution is arguably the most important, for it protects freedom of religion, speech, press, assembly, and petition under both the federal government and individual states. Explains each of the five components and cites important related Supreme Court decisions. Concludes with probing questions.

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