Congress should make no laws respecting an
establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free
exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech,
or of the press; or of the people peaceably to as-
semble, and to petition the Government for a redress
Figure 2-6.The 1st Amendment to the Constitution of the United States. Contained
in the first 10 Amendments to the Constitution is every Americans guarantee of
freedom, Harry S. Truman, 33rd President of the United States.