This lesson is based on the Annenberg Classroom video that explores the evolution of the free press doctrine, Freedom of the Press: New York Times v. United States.
National Standards for Civics and Government Grades 9-12
I. What are civic life, politics, and government?
II. What are the foundations of the American political system?
III. How does the government established by the constitution embody the purposes, values, and principles of American democracy?
IV. What is the relationship of the United States to other nations and to world affairs?
V. What are the roles of the citizen in American democracy?
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