The United States Bill Of Rights

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The United States Bill of Rights was created in September 25, 1789 and ratified December 15, 1791. The Bill of Rights are the first ten amendments to the Constitution that were established to defend our rights as individuals and as American citizens. The Bill of Rights describes the rights of its people. The first four articles of the amendments deal specifically with the balance of power between the federal government and state government. There were some people who opposed to the Constitution because they felt that a national government was a risk to a person’s individual rights, these people were labeled or referred to as Anti-Federalists. Then there were the Federalist whose belief were in separate governments; state, local, and national governments with state sovereignty. (Schweikart, Allen 2004 pg 125). The, Federalists were in complete opposite of the Anti-Federalists unlike, the Anti-Federalists the, Federalists were in full support of the Constitution. The primary purpose of the Constitution was to form the division of power between the national government and state governments. (1995). Bill of Rights Bill of Responsibility. (video file). In films on demand. The Constitution defines what it can do as a nation and the bill of rights defines to protect one’s own freedom and rights. The framers of the Constitution were focused mainly on a structuring a Republic government to frame there independence and power away from British rule. The Constitution was based
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