Bill Of Rights

By: Jasmyne Hall & Taylor Seals

Opening Statement

The Bill of Rights ties in with the 10 Amendments. On September 29th, 1789 twelve amendments were proposed to the constitution. Amendments 3-12 became the US Bill of Rights

Importance

Cause: The bill of rights was created as a response to states requesting greater constitutional protection for individual liberties.


Characteristics: The first 10 amendments to the Constitution make up the Bill of Rights. Written by James Madison in response to calls from several states for greater constitutional protection for individual liberties, the Bill of Rights lists specific prohibitions on government power.


Significance: The Bill of Rights is significant to people because with these ten amendments The Bill of Rights list our basic rights and place limits on the federal government.


Conclusion: Do to the creation of the Bill of Rights we as individuals are giving the opportunity to protect or rights and are given the freedom to know the limits of our federal government.