What are some lingering thoughts you might have about the first amendment after this activity?

Communication

Exercising the first amendment

For this assignment you are asked to exercise your first amendment freedoms. There are five different freedoms protected by the first amendment:

  • freedom of speech
  • freedom of religion
  • freedom of the press
  • freedom of peaceful protest
  • freedom to petition the government

You are asked to choose any activity of your choosing that you believe is protected by the first amendment. You chose going to a DRAGSHOW. Once you engage in that activity, you will be asked to write a 1-2 page write up about your experience. You should answer the questions below to help you reflect on this exercise:

  1. What activity did you choose to exercise under the first and why?
  2. When did you exercise your first amendment?
  3. Did you go with others outside of the classroom? What was their take on the activity?
  4. Which freedom protected by the first did you exercise and why?
  5. What was your major thought process while engaging in this exercise?
  6. Would you have committed to this activity if you were not asked to do this for class?
  7. What are some lingering thoughts you might have about the first amendment after this activity?