Presentation on theme: "The Constitution of the United States and the Bill of Rights."— Presentation transcript:
The Constitution of the United States and the Bill of Rights
Speech What is free speech? Can you have too much freedom? Give examples
Press News Letters Personal Are there any limitations to what we can put into print?
Assembly IRA marching in Catholic neighborhoods? KKK Marching in Chicago Homecoming parade
Petition Referred measure Initiated measure No national petition (by state only) Redress by undress?
Religion Establishment clause Freedom of... “separation of church and state” Jefferson’s letters to the Danbury Baptists
REVIEW Writing to the school editor Student lead prayer Gathering signatures to change policy Homecoming parade Marilyn Manson March to White Clay Carrying a Bible Student body presidents campaign speeches Protesting US military involvement
For tomorrow 2 nd Amendment What is it?
Right to Bear Arms For the preservation of a free state To maintain a militia Where were the guns kept When did it become necessary to keep them in your home?
Credits – Work cited Martin Luther King picture – American Government; Holt, Rinehart, & Winston p.351 New York Times picture – ibid.