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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 ...

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, ...

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  ...

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...

10th Amendment: Powers of the States and People - US Constitution ...

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The 10th Amendment of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. ... The cause or reason for this addition to the Constitution was to fear of the Founding Fathers and ...

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

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Fastening on Anti-Federalist criticisms that the Constitution lacked a clear articulation of ... rather than the rights of states, an ingenious move that led to cries that these ... Bill of Rights Rejected at Constitutional Convention ..... Jefferson favored the addition of a declaration of rights as a supplement to the basic constitut...

Constitution of the United States - A History

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Led by Daniel Shays, a former captain in the Continental army, a group of armed ... the incident confirmed the fears of many wealthy men that anarchy was just around ... George Mason of Virginia--the author of the Virginia Bill of Rights whom ... In addition, they were able to persuade the members that any new constitution ...

The Constitution of the United States - Heritage Foundation

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Bill of Rights: The lack of a bill of rights like that found in most state constitutions ... The advocates of the Constitution (led by Madison) agreed to add one in the first ... which shall be determined by adding to the whole Number of free Persons,  ...

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 ... coverage—to see the harm caused by an overreaching government.

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...

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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 ... search and seizure; Protection against the issuing of warrants without probable cause ... it did respond to the central Anti-Federalist fear that the Constitution would ...

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 believed ... out on July 4, 1788, when anti-federalist members of the Country Party led by ...

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 ...