In total, America has 27 Amendments but which one do i believe is the most important , well that’s what this is about. I believe the first Amendment is the most important out of them all . The first amendment is freedom of religion , speech, press, assembly , petition Freedom of speech and religion are the best things a country can have and also something everyone believes they should have. Over the years many people have suffered from not being able to practice their region without being threatened or hurt. Also many people were afraid to express their thoughts and ideas. The 1st amendment made these things possible. This amendment gave people the freedom to practice their own religions without being discriminated against. Freedom of press is a right to report or public newspapers, magazines, and any printed material without the fear governmental restriction and subject only to the laws of libel, obscenity, sedition, etc (www.dictionary.com) . The press now a days is free to express the different opinions of people without being afraid. Freedom of Assembly is the right to basically to intended protection to freedom of people to express themselves in public places, the courts have interpreted that, in some instances, this constitutional protection may be extended to private property as well. The first attempt to provide a constitutional basis for the protection of free expression on private property freedom of press allows parties who are not currently in power and whose views oppose those of the current in-power party the ability to freely express their views. Freedom of press has been shown to be highly correlated with high literacy, especially high political literacy. When people read more and understand their political situation better, they can better make their own opinions and evaluate whether or not their particular politicians are supporting their beliefs. Because it’s the key to security and also public information.The first amendment insure the freedom of peaceful assemblies and gatherings. This help people express themselves publicly to prove their points without worry of being arrested or questioned. freedom of Petition in which one has the right to present recourse to the government without any fear of the effect . The petition may include dismissal of a case, reduction of bail in criminal cases, appointment of a guardian, and a host of other matters arising in legal actions. The 1st Amendment allows people basic freedom that allows them to live their lives without being afraid of the consequences from the government. In some countries people can’t say nor publish anything at all without negative outcome from the government and people of authority. For this I consider the first Amendment to be the most important of all because it affects one’s life, freedom and right. ( http://www.lincoln.edu) Also why the first amendment is the most important amendment is because the amendment protects peaceful, not violent, assembly. However, there must a clear and present danger nor an imminent incitement of lawlessness before government officials may restrict free-assembly rights. Otherwise the First Amendment’s high purpose can too easily be sacrificed on the altar of political expediency. According to the Supreme Court, it is imperative to protect the right to peaceful assembly, even for those with whose speech we disagree in order to maintain the opportunity for free political discussion, to the end that government may be responsive to the will of the people and that changes, if desired, may be obtained by peaceful means. Freedom of religion is the right of an individual or community, in public or private, to manifest religion or belief in teaching, practice, worship, and observance. It is generally recognized to also include the freedom to change religion or to not follow any religion sometimes referred to as freedom from religion. When the first constitution was created there was significant opposition due to the lack of adequate guarantees for civil freedoms. To offer such liberties, the First Amendment (in addition to the rest of the Bill of Rights) was offered to the states for ratification on September 25, 1789 and later adopted on December 15, 1791.