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Test your First Amendment knowledge

Post by John Henrikson / The News Tribune on July 14, 2011 at 9:46 am with No Comments »
July 14, 2011 10:27 am

How much do you know about the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution? A recent survey showed only 6 percent of Americans know what rights it guarantees. (Hint: If you’re reading this site, you’re enjoying one of those rights.)

This fun interactive quiz developed by the First Amendment Center and USA Today, in partnership with the American Society of News Editors, is designed to test your First Amendment knowledge and teach some finer points you might not know. A few sample questions:

• How many freedoms are named in the First Amendment?

• When did the Supreme Court decide the Internet is protected by the First Amendment?

• Who’s the “father of the First Amendment”?

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