The Constitution of the United States: An Introduction - Part III: The Bill of Rights Summary & Analysis

Floyd G. Cullop
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Part III: The Bill of Rights Summary and Analysis

Not long after the Constitution was ratified, citizens began to point out that there were many personal liberties that were not listed in the Constitution. Therefore, "The Bill of Rights" was added to the Constitution. The Bill of Rights is comprised of 10 amendments detailing inalienable rights for the citizens of the United States. This section of the Constitution is called The Articles of Amendment but they are generally referred to as the number of the amendment, e.g., the First Amendment.

Amendment 1: Five freedoms

The five freedoms include the inability of Congress to pass a law determining a national religion or prohibiting citizens from worshiping how and when they please. Congress may not restrict freedom of speech or freedom of the press. No citizen may advocate overthrowing the government by war...

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