The 1st Amendment By:Alondra Aguirre


First Amendment. an amendment to the U.S. Constitution, ratified in 1791 as part of the Bill of Rights, prohibiting Congress from interfering with freedom of religion, speech, assembly, or petition.The First Amendment is a part of the Bill of Rights, which are the first 10 Amendments to the United States Constitution and the framework to elucidate upon the freedoms of the individual.

Real life Example

You have the freedom to speak out against the government for example, you can talk about how much you hate it as much as you want. You have the freedom to essentially say whatever you want as long as it isn’t criminal in nature, like threatening harm or making someone afraid of their safety or security. You have the freedom to have any religion you want, provided it doesn’t involve harming others. So you can’t sacrifice people like the pagans used to do, or still do possibly. The government can’t tell you to throw away your Bible or stop preaching the Bible just because people are “offended.” You have the freedom to petition against the government for help without fear of them punishing you. In many countries the government can punish you for basically anything. You have the freedom of press, or spreading news. That’s a few common ones.

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