Why was the John Peter Zenger Case important?
I am doing a project for my journalism class and I cannot find/understand the importance of this case. Can someone please tell me or give me a website? Please and thanks! (:
- classmateLv 79 years agoFavorite Answer
It's a little hard to believe that you don't understand the importance of the case. But it did happen a long time ago, during the American Colonial era. Ideas about freedom of the press in those days were quite different from the ideas that Americans tend to take for granted today. If you web search "John Peter Zenger," you'll find tons of information. Here's one site to get you started:
- redunicornLv 79 years ago
The case showed why we need FREEDOM OF THE PRESS!