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A bill of rights, sometimes called a declaration of rights or a 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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The Bill of Rights—the first ten amendments to the Constitution of the United .... and purposes, the fundamental rights and liberties guaranteed by the Bill 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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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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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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