TITLE

THIS WEEK IN CATHOLIC HISTORY

PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Our Sunday Visitor;12/14/2008, Vol. 97 Issue 33, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the drafters of the U.S. Constitution had omitted a list of the rights of American citizens. To correct the oversight, it is said that James Madison drafted a bill on December 15, 1791, that listed 10 rights the federal government could never deny its people. It is said that freedom of religion was listed first.
ACCESSION #
35552216

 

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