The Bill of Rights By:Shania Rollins
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James Madison promised that he would add the bill of rights to the constitution.This promise allowed the constitution to pass.
Yes i promise
James Madison do you promise that you will add the bill of rights to the constitution .
in 1789 james madison started to write down a huge list of proposed amendments.
James Madison presented a shorter list to the house of representatives.The house of representatives approved 12 of he amendments.
The states ratified 10 which on December 15,1791.The bill of rights protect U.S citizens individual liberties.
The protection of individual liberties is important in a representative democracy.Without safe guards ,peoples rights would not be protected because of majority rule.
I don't care for your rights!
The greatest number of people in society can make policies for everyone.This means that most people agree on the law and what it should be.Smaller groups might lose their rights.The bill of rights ensures that the right of a ll citizens is protected.
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