What’s Free Speech?
Some people believe free speech means you can say whatever you want and no one can get mad at you or punish you for it. Readers learn this isn't exactly the truth as they explore one of the most important aspects of any free society. The concept of free speech and what it means has been debated for centuries, and as readers take a closer look at all sides of this debate, they sharpen their critical-thinking skills. Fact boxes, colorful photographs, and detailed graphic organizers enhance the main text to give readers a stronger understanding of this essential civics concept.