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The Bill of Rights was written by James Madison and ratified in 1791.
The Bill of Rights are natural rights given to the citizens of the United States. The Bill of Rights has 10 Amendments.
The 1st Amendment guarantees people the freedom of speech, assembly, press with limitations.
The 5th, 6th, and 7th Amendment discuss the rights to a fair trial and right to jury as well as a speedy trial and due process. The 8th prevents cruel/unusual punishments and excessive bail.
The 2nd Amendment guarantees the right to bear arms, the 3rd gives the right to not quarter soldiers, and 4th protects illegal searches and seizures.
The 9th and 10th relate to how power lies within the people, and there are other rights not stated. The federal government only has powers expressed in the Constitution.