Tuesday, October 19, 2010
1st Amendment- Freedom of Religion
Use the internet to look up one of the following Supreme Court cases that involved freedom of religion.
- McCollum vs Board of Education- 1948
- Zorach vs. Clauson- 1952
- Engel vs. Vitale- 1962
- Reynolds vs. U.S- 1879
- Abington School District vs. Schmepp-1963
1. Briefly summarize the background information and situation at hand.
2. Did the action violate the 1st amendment or were the actions protected by the 1st amendment?
3. What was the final vote count?
4. What was the reason for the court's decision?
Value: 10 points
Due: Monday, Oct. 25