The Importance of the First Amendment: Which of the Amendments to the Constitution is Most Important and Why?

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In 1791, after the final completion of the warfare fought for our nation 's independence, our forefathers drafted and ratified the Constitution for the United States of America, which contained the single most important document for any American citizen - the Bill of Rights. This precious document outlined the basic rights sought after by all the nation 's citizens, ranging from the freedom of exercising one 's inborn rights to the constitutional rights given to each of the unique and individual thirteen colonies, now part of the United States of America. Specifically, the First Amendment includes the most important rights for a truly democratic society: the rights of religion, speech, press, assembly, and petition. Without these valued …show more content…
As many would probably agree, the right to think about and arrive at your own conclusions concerning morality, politics, or anything else, is part of individual freedom. That right would be meaningless without the freedom to speak and write about those opinions. Thus, freedom of expression serves

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