First Amendment Overview Part II

The First Amendment Overview video delves into examples of citizen's rights. Young academics learn how First Amendment rights have been protected in real-life examples. The video also explains that the rights laid out in the Amendment have not always been protected and outlines why it is important to fight for those rights. 

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Instructional Ideas
  • Compare and contrast rulings of Supreme Court cases involving First Amendment rights
  • Have learners create classroom rights based on the Bill of Rights
Classroom Considerations
  • Resource is part of the Constitution Hall Pass Series 
  • This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website. It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information
Pros
  • Video uses Supreme Court cases to highlight how the First Amendment has been interpreted over time 
  • The resource is a good introduction to the Bill of Rights 
Cons
  • None