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The Tennessee Journalism Series

The First Amendment Book CoverThe First Amendment

James Glen Stovall

Dwight L. Teeter

The First Amendment introduces students to the freedoms included in the First Amendment of the United State Constitution.

These five freedoms are religion, speech, press, assembly and petition.

The First Amendment is one of the most important legal and social documents in American history. Its meaning remains the center of much controversy, debate and litigation even after 200 years.

The First Amendment is an introductory text that gives students basic information about one of the most important documents in the world.