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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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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. ...

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

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Numbers three through twelve were adopted by the states to become the United States (U.S.) Bill of Rights, effective December 15, 1791. James Madison ...

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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 ...

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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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Bill of Rights - The Really Brief Version. The first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution are summarized below. 1, Freedom of religion, speech, press, ...

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C. The Bill Of Rights. The first ten amendments were proposed by Congress in 1789, at their first session; and, having received the ratification of the legislatures  ...

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