The First Amendment Of The United States Essay

791 Words Jun 19th, 2016 4 Pages
As history has shown us, every country needs a sense of law, or constitution. From the start of the United States, to present day, the United States has stood by its original constitution. Not only has the United States kept the same constitution, but it has effectively operated the country quite nicely. This constitution has functioned for so long simply because it is very interpretable to everyone and everyone has their own opinions of the Constitution. This paper will explain the first ten amendments, otherwise known as the Bill of Rights and will prove which of the ten is the most important. Most of the first amendments were greatly based on what the colonies felt was wrong when the British ruled over them. The colonies did not want the future United States to go through all that they had been through with Great Britain. The first amendment comes down to the right to freedom. Specifically, freedom of speech, press, and the right to assemble. But the average person wouldn’t pay too much attention to the last part of the first amendment. The last right in the first amendment is the right to petition the government for a redress of grievances. The second amendment brings many problems in our current time. This amendment however, can be interpreted against and for gun owners. The second amendment refers to the Militia being able to keep and bear arms, but also states the people. Many people overlook the fact that during the time this constitution was written, the…

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