Assignment: 1st Amendment Name: Below are 10 First Amendment situations that you will consider. For each situation below you will describe what element is covered under the First Amendment. For each situation describe why you think it IS or IS NOT protected. Situation Someone gives a speech before a large gathering of people and expresses opinions about the president's abilities. Some of the statements are very negative. Which part of the 1st Amend.? Why or Why not protected? Someone writes a letter to the White House threatening to harm the president. Someone yells “fire” in a movie theater when there is no fire. Someone makes up a story about a teacher that causes him or her to be reprimanded or even fired. Someone spontaneously organizes a street demonstration that causes traffic problems. Employees are required to attend religious services. 1. Go online and find one example of people exercising their First Amendment rights. You might find an article or video about people demonstrating or writing protests, or any 1st amendment right. Post the URL link to your selection Write a brief description of how this exercises First Amendment rights 2. Describe why the First Amendment is important to you in your everyday life.