The English Bill of Rights limited the power of English leaders and was written by parliament. The English Bill of Rights is the English version of the...
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...
The Bill of Rights is the collective name for the first ten amendments to the United
States Constitution. Proposed to assuage the fears of Anti-Federalists who had ...
Written by James Madison in response to calls from several states for greater
constitutional protection for individual liberties, the Bill of Rights lists specific ...
When debating whether or not to ratify the Constitution, many people complained that it did not do enough to protect the rights
of individual people. Others opposed the inclusion of a list of specified rights
on the theory that, if they listed some rights
, then governm... More »
The ratified Articles (Articles 3–12) constitute the first 10 amendments of the
Constitution, or the U.S. Bill of Rights. In 1992, 203 years after it was proposed, ...
First Amendment [Religion, Speech, Press, Assembly, Petition (1791)] (see
explanation)Second Amendment [Right to Bear Arms (1791)] (see explanation)
Bill of Rights and Later Amendments, in a collection of Historic Documents of
Bill of Rights and the Amendments to The Constitution. The Ten Original
Amendments: The Bill of Rights. Passed by Congres September 25, 1789.
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