First Amendment - Closed Structure Version

Learn about the Critical Rights Protected by the First Amendment

Why and how did we get a Bill of Rights? Which rights does the First Amendment cover? Why do they matter just as much (or maybe more) today? This interactive, online course will explain, enlighten, and entertain.

Learn about:

Why We Almost Didn't Get a Bill of Rights

Freedom of Religion

Freedom of Speech

Freedom of the Press

The Right to Peaceable Assembly & Petition for Redress of Grievances

How Americans Have Used First Amendment Rights to Create Change

This course has a "closed" structure, meaning students must proceed through it in order and complete video views and quizzes before being able to move forward in the course.

Teachers - If you'd like to see the educational standards covered by this course, use the Standards Alignment tool on Each section is aligned separately in case you wish to use only particular sections.

Your Instructor has served educators since 2006, providing entertaining, video-centered educational units designed to promote critical thinking and respectful discussion and debate in classrooms. (And homeschooling rooms!)

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own. (We reserve the right to discontinue the course and/or our use of the Teachable platform.)

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