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The first 10 amendments to the Constitution are known as the Bill of Rights, and their purpose is to establish personal liberties and put limits on government power. More »

The main purpose of the U.S. Bill of Rights is to define the civil liberties of American citizens. It refers to the first 10 amendments of the U.S. Constitution, and it was introduced in 1789 to guarantee the protection ... More »

Signed into law in 2010, Arizona's legislative bill S.B. 1070, the Support Our Law Enforcement and Safe Neighborhoods Act, codified several provisions relating to immigration issues in the state, explains the National Co... More »

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The Bill of Rights contained 12 amendment proposals when it was sent to the state legislatures, 10 of which were adopted and became the first 10 amendments of the Constitution. Congress had 14 copies made, one for the fe... More »

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The Bill of Rights, or the first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution, sets out protections against government abuses such as arbitrary arrest, requiring a person to testify against himself, and unreasonable search and... More »

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The first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution are known as the Bill of Rights and are among the most well-known amendments. The Bill of Rights was written by representative James Madison. More »

The first 10 amendments to the Constitution are referred to as the Bill of Rights. The amendments were focused on individual rights because the first constitution did not highlight specific individual rights. More »