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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 »

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A bill of rights, sometimes called a declaration of rights or a charter of rights, is a list of the most important rights to the citizens of a country. The purpose is to ...

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Bill of Rights Day is a day for rising above the commotion over the meaning of each specific amendment. It is an opportunity for us to reflect upon the purpose of  ...

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

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The First 10 Amendments to the Constitution and Their Purpose. The full text of the Bill of Rights and all amendments to the Constitution can be found here.

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Dec 18, 2012 ... (NaturalNews) America is a Republic, not a Democracy. And in a Republic, individual liberties are protected by the Bill of Rights, even against ...

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What is the Bill of Rights' Purpose? Find out why this powerful document was added to the US Constitution. Was it necessary or was it added to placate the ...

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"[A] bill of rights is what the people are entitled to against every government on ... and declared a new purpose for government: the protection of individual rights.

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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.

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The Bill of Rights is one of the cornerstones of American freedoms, and it is in place to protect the rights of the citizens. The Bill of Rights was put in place in order ...