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2.04 Fact Finding Your Topic: The First Amendment 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. This amendment grants citizens the right to freedom of speech, religion, press, petition and the freedom to assemble. Multimedia Sources: Videos, Audio, Slideshows, or Graphics Source 1: This source talks about the struggle that the founding fathers underwent to put the bill of rights in place. It also briefly explains what the bill of rights are and the freedoms it allows us to have as citizens of the United States. Source 2: These videos tell us what the Bill of Rights are in detail. It also tells us the history of how The United States were able to structure the government, including all the amendments. Domain - Specific Vocabulary / Key Terms: 1. Government: A system or group of people governing an organized community, often a state. 2. House of Representatives: The lower house of the United States Congress which make and pass federal laws. 3. Congress: The bicameral legislature of the federal government of the United States which consists of two chambers, The House of Representatives and the Senate.

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