The guarantees given to citizens of every states are the freedom of religion, freedom of speech, right to bear arms, soldiers will not stay in homes, no unreasonable search and seizures, being innocent until proven guilty, the right to a public impartial trial, non-enumerated rights and the right to avoid cruel unusual punishment. Citizens of every state in the United States are given all of these guarantees in the Bill of Rights as well as in Section 2 of Article IV in the Constitution of the United States of America.Continue Reading
The Bill of Rights officially joined the Constitution during December 1791. It was created as the leaders and writers of the Constitution realized the need for assured and guaranteed rights in order to ratify the Constitution. Initially, the idea of the Bill of Rights was not considered a priority, but the people wanted to be sure that their rights would be assured once the new government existed. They wanted to prevent the new government from turning to British colonial tactics.
The Bill of Rights is composed of ten amendments and was inspired by the abuse of power that the British king had extolled on the American colonial people. They were also modeled on the colonial charters that the states had created independently of the British rulers, such as Virginia's 1606 "Charter for Virginia."Learn more about The Constitution