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Bell Ringer: The Free Exercise of Religion

The Free Exercise of Religion

Attorney General Jeff Sessions spoke about the idea of the free exercise of religion.

Description

These clips help explain the concept of the free exercise of religion. The first clip gives a explanation of what is meant by the free exercise clause. The second clip includes a clip of Rep. Keith Rothfus (R-PA) describing the free exercise clause. The third clip explains how the free exercise clause related to the Masterpiece Cakeshop Supreme Court case. This Bell Ringer explains key terms and vocabulary within the AP U.S. Government and Politics exam.

Bell Ringer Assignment

  • What is meant by "free exercise of religion?"
  • How does Rep. Rothfus's speech showcase the free exercise clause of the Constitution?
  • How does the Masterpiece Cakeshop case relate to the free exercise clause of the Constitution?

Additional Resources

Participants

Vocabulary

  • 1st Amendment
  • Bill Of Rights
  • First Amendment
  • Freedom Of Religion
  • Masterpiece Cakeshop
  • Muslim
  • Ramadan

Topics

AP U.S. Government Key TermsCivil Rights & Civil LibertiesConstitutional Foundation

Grades

High SchoolUniversity