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Running head: THE BILL OF RIGHTS AND RATIFICATION: HISTORICAL CONTEXT AND INTRODUCTION 1 The Bill of Rights and Ratification: Historical Context and Introduction Name of student Institutional Affiliation Date of submission
THE BILL OF RIGHTS AND RATIFICATION: HISTORICAL CONTEXT AND INTRODUCTION 2 Introduction While it can be argued that the Bill of Rights was created for the express purpose of giving extra rights to the people and that it was created for the people, the truth is essentially that it was created as a political ploy by the federalist who wanted to retain some aspects of their government that denied liberty to the citizens of the united states during the period for the ratification of the constitution of the united states[ CITATION Joh161 \l 1033 ]. The Anti- Federalists believed that the establishment of the constitution as well as its ratification threatened liberties of the people of the united states and eventually lead to a failure in the protection of their individual rights. From one perspective, the anti-federalists believed that the U.S government threatened the sovereignty of the united states and therefore people were

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