Updated: 2/4/2020

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  • Critics: These are meaningless.
  • James Madison: Here are a few laws that would cause the least conflicts.
  • Ratification
  • Congress: OK
  • James Madison:Here are the 12 new laws.
  • The states have decided that the first two are unnecessary. The rest are fine.
  • James Madison: Great, I have finished the Bill of Rights.
  • Freedom of Religion
  • Freedom of Press
  • Freedom of Speech
  • Freedom of Petition
  • Freedom of Assembly
  • The First Amendment is the most important part of the Bill of Rights since it includes the five basics freedoms combined into the First Amendment.