The terror attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, forced us to reconsider the balance between protecting public safety and protecting First Amendment freedoms – our cornerstone rights of religious liberty, free expression and political action. Twenty-two case studies explore how this debate has evolved from friction among Founding Fathers to cybersecurity standoffs.
Pick a Freedom Question to explore.
Or, your freedom type.to discover
EDClasses & Training
Request a class or workshop to get personalized instruction from Newseum Education staff.
Dive into specially curated collections of primary sources and lessons on civil rights, women's suffrage and more.
Respond to breaking news and find new ways to teach standard topics with tips from NewseumED staff.