The History of Media (The Beginning-1950 A.D.)

Bill of Rights

1789 -The Bill of Rights is the first then amendments to the Constitution.  It sets restrictions of power for the federal government of the United States.  This is to maintain the rights and civil liberties of American citizens.  

The Bill of Rights plays an important role in the American government and still does today.  It is displayed at the National Archives located in Washington, D.C..  The First amendment of the constitution protects the freedom of speech.  Without this freedom in today’s society would greatly affect literature, newspapers, and any form of media.