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ERIC Number: EJ419150
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1990
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ISSN: ISSN-0037-7724
The First Amendment: The Finished Mystery Case and World War I.
Mueller, Jean West; Schamel, Wynell Burroughs
Social Education, v54 n6 p366-68 Oct 1990
Introduces the censorship, and imprisonment of Jehovah's Witnesses who distributed, "The Finished Mystery," which contained antiwar statements deemed seditious during World War I. Asks students to examine a Justice Department document pertaining to the case. Helps students decide whether national security needs should override First Amendment freedoms. Also suggests a writing exercise on another constitutional question. (CH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Learner; Historical Materials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
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Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: First Amendment