The Words That Built America – The Amendments (HBO Documentary Films)
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The Words That Built America – The Amendments (HBO Documentary Films)

♪ (“AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL” INSTRUMENTAL PLAYING) ♪ NARRATOR:Since 1795,the United States Constitution has been amended 17 more times.The Eleventh Amendment gives states immunity from lawsuits from out-of-state citizens and foreigners. The Twelfth Amendment revised the presidential election procedures. The Thirteenth Amendment abolished slavery and involuntary servitude. The Fourteenth Amendment defines what it means to be […]

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Understand Free Speech Law in 6 Minutes

freedom of expression it’s one of our most cherished rights one of the things that makes America America the right to say whatever you want to everyone of course you can’t say just anything you want to, right? there are rules about these things, but this isn’t just any old area the law this involves […]

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Mr. Klevs Bill of Rights
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Mr. Klevs Bill of Rights

teach me the bill of ri-i-ights let’s learn all ten toni-i-ight maybe we should start with amendment 1 it’s freedom of reli-i-i-igion, freedom of speech and pre-e-e-ess plus we have the right to pro-o-test and next i will teach you amendment 2 the right to bear arms, have weapons on you amendment 3, says soldiers […]

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Politics Matters: Doug Smith Part 1
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Politics Matters: Doug Smith Part 1

JAN PAYNTER: HELLO. I’M JAN PAYNTER AND I WOULD LIKE TO WELCOME YOU ONCE AGAIN TO OUR PROGRAM, “POLITICS MATTERS.” TODAY WE ARE PLEASED TO WELCOME TO THE PROGRAM C. DOUGLAS SMITH, VICE PRESIDENT OF THE MONTPELIER FOUNDATION TO DISCUSS THE WORK WHICH HE OVERSEES AT THE ROBERT H. SMITH CENTER FOR THE CONSTITUTION. WELCOME, […]

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September 25th: Bill of Rights | U.S. Money Reserve
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September 25th: Bill of Rights | U.S. Money Reserve

On this day in 1789, the new U.S. Congress passed the Bill of Rights to protect Americans’ individual liberties. James Madison penned the amendments, drawing from documents like the Virginia Declaration of Rights and the Magna Carta. For over 200 years, the Bill of Rights has strengthened our Constitution, helping make it the longest-surviving in […]

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