2-1: Explain how the Supreme Court reviews laws affecting First Amendment rights.
2-2: Show how the government restrains First Amendment freedoms.
2-3: Discuss the value of the First Amendment in the United States.
2-4: Describe various interpretations of the First Amendment.
2-5: Describe the significance of First Amendment protection for political speech.
2-6: Discuss the First Amendment issues surrounding political campaigning and financing elections.
2-7: Explain how anonymous speech is protected under the First Amendment.
2-8: Describe the conditions under which the government can control the speech of its employees.
2-9: Describe how the First Amendment applies to speech in public versus nonpublic places.
2-10: Explain how the press has changed since the eighteenth century.
2-11: Recognize how freedom of association is connected to freedom of speech.
2-12: Differentiate between the right to speak and the right to refrain from speaking.
2-13: Trace the origins of the First Amendment.