American Government, political science homework help

Your answers to each question should include 2 – 3 paragraphs, 150-250 words.

  1. In your own words, explain the free exercise clause and the establishment clause found in the First Amendment and state why each clause was thought to be necessary. Provide an example of a current case that has utilized these clauses. (See the Supreme Court Web site.)
  2. Using your own words, explain the Lemon Test and the Endorsement Test, and state which court case established each. How do these tests examine the constitutionality of religious establishment issues?
  3. List the three categories of unprotected speech. Choose one form of unprotected speech, and state what case defined it, explain why it is not protected, and give an example of the type of speech it includes.
  4. Read the linked article titled “Expulsion of Two Oklahoma Students Over Video Leads to Free Speech Debate.”
    Summarize the article, and then argue whether you believe this violated the students’ First Amendment rights to free speech.
  5. How did the framers intend the Bill of Rights to limit federal/state government’s power to infringe on the rights and liberties of citizens? Provide an example.