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Use this American Government by the People video entitled First Amendment Rights to understand how government works and to study how The Constitution protects our right to seek a writ of habeas corpus and forbids ex post facto laws and bills of attainder. Learn about First Amendment Rights or freedoms; freedom of religion, freedom from the establishment of religion, freedom of speech, freedom of the press, freedom of assembly and petition, and freedom of association, are at the heart of a healthy constitutional democracy. Discover how since World War I, the Supreme Court has become the primary branch of government for giving meaning to these constitutional restraints. And since 1925 these constitutional limits have been applied not only to Congress but to all governmental agencies national, state, and local. 

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Government by the People: First Amendment Rights video. Learning Objectives for this video:

  • Rights of The First Amendment. Learn about First Amendment Rights. Gain a richer understanding of America's government and learn why a democracy requires continual participation by its citizens.
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  • Compare current policies in welfare, health care, education, and crime against policies of the New Deal and Great Society.
  • See how the social and economic diversity in American society affects public opinion, special interest groups, and voting behavior.
  • Study the United States' foreign and defense policies and its role in the United Nations. Learn about the roots of state constitutions and the challenges for state and local governments.
  • Discover the many benefits of using online video for visual learning. Educational video for teaching the K-12 curriculum provides online learning for children and students of all ages and abilities. Using subtitled video - or video with closed captions - enables children to choose between watching, listening to, or reading each presentation whichever best suites their individual learning style. A wonderful option particularly for dyslexia and special needs education.

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