First Amendment

Suspect arrested in bomb scares of top Democrats

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Use this PBS lesson to learn about the explosive packages that were sent to 13 top Democrats. Continue reading

Jamal Khashoggi’s legacy and freedom of the press

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Freedom of the press is legally protected by the First Amendment in the Constitution. What other professions are specifically named or protected in the Constitution? Why do you think this was the case? Continue reading

#MonitoringTheMidterms: How gerrymandering impacts your vote

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Use this lesson plan to learn more about how gerrymandering impacts your vote. Continue reading

Study guide: #MeToo and the Supreme Court confirmation process

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NewsHour Extra provides the latest classroom resources in the Supreme Court nomination of Justice Brett Kavanaugh. Continue reading

Free speech and Trump’s reaction to NFL protesters

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Use this PBS NewsHour lesson plan to discuss President Trump’s comments that football players should be fired if they kneel during the national anthem. Continue reading

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