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A bill of rights, sometimes called a declaration of rights or a l 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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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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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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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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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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Mar 9, 2014 ... The Bill of Rights was written for two main purposes: to ratify the constitution and to limit government. What does this mean for us today?

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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 ...

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The main purpose of the U.S. Bill of Rights is to define the civil liberties of American citizens. It refers to the first 10 amendments of the U.S. Constitution, and it ...