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The fear of what led to the addition of the Bill of Rights to the ...

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Why did several states refuse to ratify the constitution without the addition of the bill of rights? When Charles Jackson wrote the constitution, he left a clause ...

Demand for a Bill of Rights - Creating the United States | Exhibitions ...

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... led by James Madison, began to consider amendments to the Constitution proposed by the state ... Virginia Declaration of Rights, annotated by James Madison [ca. ... Bill of Rights Rejected at Constitutional Convention ..... Jefferson favored the addition of a declaration of rights as a supplement to the basic constitutional .....

The Bill of Rights: A Brief History | American Civil Liberties Union

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"[A] bill of rights is what the people are entitled to against every government on ... afraid of a strong centralized government, refused to support the Constitution .... Led by Roger Baldwin, a social worker and labor activist, the group included ...

Bill of Rights were designed to protect the people, not the government

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Jan 22, 2011 ... When the people fear the government, there is tyranny. ... The events that led to their inclusion were driven by Virginia delegate ... Simply put, without the ratification of the Bill of Rights, there would be no ratification of the Constitution. ... In addition, Kevin has years of business experience in the marketing, ...

Lesson Plans: Congress and the Bill of Rights in History and Today

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The Bill of Rights, James Madison, constitutional amendments, Federalists, Anti- ... to see how the addition of a bill of rights might calm some of the fears about the ... Elected as a representative to the First Congress in 1789, he took the lead in ...

The Bill Of Rights And The Importance Of Limited Government ...

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Dec 10, 2013 ... The Bill of Rights were added to the Constitution to address fears raised by ... insurance coverage—to see the harm caused by an overreaching government. ... for global geopolitics, in addition to U.S. politics and unelected.

The Debate for the United States Constitution - Constitution Facts

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Ratification of the US Constitution, Debate between Federalists and ... One of the major issues these two parties debated concerned the inclusion of the Bill of Rights. The Federalists felt that this addition wasn't necessary, because they ... out on July 4, 1788, when anti-federalist members of the Country Party led by Judge ...

The Bill of Rights: Its History and its Significance

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This page includes an essay on the history of the Bill of Rights, a listing of the ... The original Constitution, as proposed in 1787 in Philadelphia and as ratified by .... shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, ...

Bill of Rights - The Lehrman Institute

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The failure to include a bill of rights in the original Constitution, however, ... the members could prepare a federal bill in very little time, and its addition ... Mason's point that a bill of rights would quiet the fears of the people was unanswerable. ... a stirring cause around which they could muster sentiment against ratifica...

The Creation of the Bill of Rights: "Retouching the Canvas ...

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Oct 17, 2011 ... When the Constitutional Convention completed its work in ... for or against the addition of a bill of rights to the Constitution. Federalists generally believed that a bill of rights was unnecessary, if not dangerous to the liberties of the people. ... and allay their fears that, without a bill of rights, all that Ameri...

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The Bill of Rights [ushistory.org]

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The Bill of Rights. ... amended the Constitution by adding what became known as the Bill of Rights. ... Rights and Protections Guaranteed in the Bill of Rights ... shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported ... it did respond to the central Anti-Federalist fear that the Constitution would ...

Ratification and the Bill of Rights < The Formation of a National ...

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By June 1788 the required nine states ratified the Constitution, but the large states of ... Virginia Antifederalists were led by Patrick Henry, who became the chief ... the Virginia convention recommend a bill of rights, and Antifederalists joined with ... to many was the fear that the Constitution did not protect individual rights an...

Patrick Henry - Bill of Rights Institute

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Henry wondered aloud why the Constitution did not include a bill of rights. ... to promise the addition of a bill of rights to the Constitution once the document was  ...