What Is the Main Purpose of the Bill of Rights?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 25, 2020 6:02:29 AM ET
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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 of the basic rights that citizens continue to enjoy.