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5 Facts About Bill of Rights

Here are 5 facts about The Bill of Rights

  • The US Bill of Rights is the collective name for the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution
  • It was created on September 25, 1789 and ratified on December 15, 1791
  • Originally, the Bill of Rights included legal protection for land-owning white men only excluding African Americans and women
  • The Bill of Rights plays a key role in American law and government, and remains a vital symbol of the freedoms and culture of the nation
  • December 15 is declared Bill of Rights day
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