TITLE

Ten Original Amendments: The Bill of Rights

PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
World Almanac & Book of Facts;2008, p502
SOURCE TYPE
Almanac
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
An almanac entry of the ten original Constitutional amendments generally called the Bill of Rights in the U.S., is presented. Influential in framing these amendments was the Declaration of Rights of Virginia, written by George Mason, a Virginia delegate to the Constitutional Convention. The ten amendments were ratified by the states as follows: New Jersey, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, New Hampshire, Delaware, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, Massachusetts, Georgia and Connecticut.
ACCESSION #
28822305

 

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