06.03 Assignment Instructions
Complete a chart showing how the First Amendment impacted a landmark Supreme Court
Case. You will explain what the case was about and identify two current cases relating
to this amendment.
Freedoms, Petitions, Assembly
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.
Which landmark case will you use to as your primary example?
Bill of Rights Institute Landmark Supreme Court Cases or do a quick
web search to find a case.
Note: use search terms like “landmark cases amendment 1”
What is the landmark case about and how was this amendment upheld?
Respond in three to four complete sentences.
List two current court cases relating to this amendment.
Do a web search for current court cases.
Note: These cases must be from the last five years.