eBook Freedom of Speech: Documents Decoded, 1st Edition

  • David L. Hudson Jr.
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  • ISBN-10: 1440842515
  • ISBN-13: 9781440842511
  • DDC: 342.7308
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 207 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released December 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017
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Overview

Detailed yet highly readable, this book explores essential and illuminating primary source documents that provide insights into the history, development, and current conceptions of the First Amendment to the Constitution.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Documents Decoded.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction.
Half Title Page.
1: Sedition Act July 14, 1798.
2: John Quincy Adams’s Letter on the “Gag Rule” May 25, 1836.
3: Robert LaFollette’s “Free Speech during Wartime” Speech October 6, 1917.
4: Eugene Debs’s Speech in Canton, Ohio June 16, 1918.
5: Schenck v. United States March 3, 1919.
6: Abrams v. United States November 10, 1919.
7: Whitney v. California May 16, 1927.
8: President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s “Four Freedoms” Speech January 6, 1941.
9: Chaplinsky v. New Hampshire March 9, 1942.
10: West Virginia State Board of Education v. Barnette June 14, 1943.
11: Margaret Chase Smith’s “Declaration of Conscience” Speech June 1, 1950.
12: Talley v. California March 7, 1960.
13: Edwards v. South Carolina February 25, 1963.
14: New York Times Co. v. Sullivan March 9, 1964.
15: Mario Savio’s “Bodies upon the Gears” Speech December 2, 1964.
16: United States v. O’Brien May 27, 1968.
17: Pickering v. Board of Education June 3, 1968.
18: Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community School District February 24, 1969.
19: Watts v. United States April 21, 1969.
20: Brandenburg v. Ohio June 8, 1969.
21: Cohen v. California June 7, 1971.
22: New York Times Co. v. United States June 30, 1971.
23: Police Department of Chicago v. Mosley June 26, 1972.
24: Miller v. California June 21, 1973.
25: Erznoznik v. City of Jacksonville June 23, 1975.
26: Bates v. State Bar of Arizona June 27, 1977.
27: Renton v. Playtime Theatres, Inc. February 25, 1986.
28: Bethel School District v. Fraser July 7, 1986.
29: Hazelwood School District v. Kuhlmeier January 13, 1988.
30: Hustler Magazine, Inc. v. Falwell February 24, 1988.
31: Texas v. Johnson June 21, 1989.
32: Reno v. ACLU June 26, 1997.
33: Russ Feingold’s Speech on the PATRIOT Act October 25, 2001.
34: Garcetti v. Ceballos May 30, 2006.
35: Brown v. Entertainment Merchants Association June 27, 2011.
36: Barack Obama’s Statement after the Charlie Hebdo Attack January 7, 2015.
37: House Joint Resolution No. 48 April 28, 2015.
38: Reed v. Town of Gilbert June 18, 2015.
Timeline of Events.
Further Reading.
Index.
About the Author.