Good afternoon, friends in civics! Today, we bring you a new Civics in Real Life reading. This one is on the First Amendment, and asks students to think about how First Amendment rights might be exercised during a crisis. 1st amndcrl

Check out the new series here. 

As a reminder, our topics so far have addressed

Government Power


Nongovernmental OrganizationsNGO

Propaganda and Symbolism


The National Guard




Primary Sources

primary sources

Federalism in Action


The Preamble in Action

Preamble Executive Orders CRL EO

the Common Good, CG1

and Public Health and the Social Contract. PH1

Upcoming resources will include  Government Power, Non-Governmental Organizations, and Civil Disobedience, among others. We hope that you will find these useful. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact us at anytime! And don’t forget, you can find the ‘Civics in Real Life’ resource on the Florida Joint Center for Citizenship website here. Be sure also to check out Civics360 for videos and readings that explore additional civics concepts and ideas within a more traditional framework!