Bill of Rights

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Bill of Rights - ∙ The Bill of Rights is the name given to the first ten amendments to the  Constitution, passed as a group in 1791. These amendments outline the basic rights of  all American citizens, including the freedom of speech and the right to bear arms.  College of William and Mary - ∙ The College of William and Mary, founded in 1693 at  Williamsburg, Virginia, is the second oldest institution of higher learning in America.  Constitution - ∙ The Constitution is the basis of the American system of government,  outlining the demarcation between federal and state power, and enumerating the  several powers of the legislative, executive and judiciary branches. Further, a Bill of  Rights and several successive amendments have served to refine the direction of  government. Upon being ratified in 1788, the Constitution replaced a more weakly  organized system of government as outlined under the Articles of Confederation. 
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