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The Bill of Rights
On September 25, 1789, the First Federal Congress of the United States proposed to the state legislatures twelve amendments to the Constitution. The first two, concerning the number of constituents for each... More »

United States Bill of Rights - Wikipedia


The Bill of Rights is the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution. Proposed following the oftentimes bitter 1787–88 battle over ratification of the U.S. ...

Bill of Rights - Bill of Rights Institute


Written by James Madison in response to calls from several states for greater constitutional protection for individual liberties, the Bill of Rights lists specific ...

The Bill of Rights (including the Preamble to the Bill of Rights)


The First 10 Amendments to the. Constitution as Ratified by the States. December 15, 1791. Preamble. Congress OF THE United States begun and held at the ...

The Bill of Rights: A Transcription | National Archives


Oct 6, 2016 ... Note: The following text is a transcription of the enrolled original of the Joint Resolution of Congress proposing the Bill of Rights, which is on ...

The Bill of Rights (Amendments 1 - 10) - National Center for ...


The Bill of Rights (Amendments 1 – 10) ... Amendment 5 - Protection of Rights to Life, Liberty, and Property ... Amendment 9 - Other Rights Kept by the People ...

Bill of Rights | Constitution | US Law | LII / Legal Information Institute


First Amendment [Religion, Speech, Press, Assembly, Petition (1791)] (see explanation)Second Amendment [Right to Bear Arms (1791)] (see explanation) Third ...

Bill of Rights and later Amendments to the United States Constitution


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Bill of Rights - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com


Find out more about the history of Bill of Rights, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com.

Bill of Rights and the Amendments to The Constitution < 1786-1800 ...


Bill of Rights and the Amendments to The Constitution. The Ten Original Amendments: The Bill of Rights. Passed by Congres September 25, 1789. Ratified ...