The Birth of The First Amendment (Hardcover)

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By Donna Lynn Griffin, Gary Varvel (Illustrator)
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Truth. Fake News. The First Amendment. How did it all start? In a courtroom in New York 41 years BEFORE the Declaration of Independence was signed and 56 years BEFORE the Bill of Rights became law...

BOTFA (Birth of The First Amendment) is designed to engage youth with information and tools to think critically, communicate responsibly, and participate as active citizens in our democracy.

What does BOTFA mean for young people today? Find more information in the special Back Matter section:

- CHECK OUT the "Journalism by the Numbers" section that explains the importance of Freedom of the Press

- FIND OUT how the First Amendment became at the top of the Bill of Rights and key events and trials that have shaped our country's laws

- BE INSPIRED by stories of First Amendment superheroes and New Voices who are speaking their truth

YOU ARE THERE...as our reporter uses the tools of journalism to take you inside the minds and hearts of Zenger, Anna, his lawyer Andrew Hamilton and their nemesis, Gov. Cosby in this factual account of the drama, conflict and impact of this important moment in American history.

What does this mean for young people today? Find more information in the special Back Matter section:

- Check out the "Journalism by the Numbers" section that explains the importance of the Fourth Estate

- Find out how the First Amendment became at the top of the Bill of Rights and key events and trials that have shaped our country's laws

- Be inspired by stories of First Amendment superheroes and New Voices who are speaking their truth



Product Details
ISBN: 9781733120814
ISBN-10: 1733120815
Publisher: Griffin Media and Publishing
Publication Date: November 4th, 2019
Pages: 48
Language: English