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Freedom? Freedom and Responsibility In the American Way of  Life  (1945) -- Carl L. Becker Russian scholar: “Your American freedoms are mostly  freedoms from something, whereas the Russian  freedoms are freedoms to do something” (4). 2
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Developing Freedoms Athens Socrates Rome Magna Carta Some freedom of religion (First Amendment) Government seizure of land is prohibited as long as the debtor pays  the debt (Third Amendment) City of London and other cities have free liberties and customs (Bill  of Rights and states’ rights) To no-one will we sell or deny of delay right or justice. (Fifth and  Sixth Amendments)  3
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Freedom to Communicate English/U.S. Expansion of Communication Freedom 1. Control communicators 2. Control speech content 3. Control the medium: printing press 4
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Control Communicators As a civil liberty, free speech is contingent upon the citizens’ legal 
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This note was uploaded on 04/27/2010 for the course JOUR 618 taught by Professor Reinardy during the Spring '09 term at Kansas.

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