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Bill of Rights On September 25, 1789, the First Federal Congress of the United States proposed to the state legislatures twelve amendments to the Constitution. On December 15, 1791 , the new United States of America ratified it naming it the “ Bill of Rights ”. The first 10 amendments to the Constitution of the United States , adopted as a group in 1791. They are guarantees of individual rights and limitations on federal and state governments that derived from popular dissatisfaction with the limited guarantees of the Constitution( ). The first Congress submitted 12 amendments to the states, only 10 of which were ratified. These amendments outline the basic rights of all American citizens. The 1st amendment guarantees freedom of religion, speech, and the press and grants the right to petition for redress and to assemble peacefully. The “Patriot Act”, by President Bush after 9/11 is a hot topic regarding the right to freedom of expression, which includes the right to privacy. The 2nd Amendment guarantees the right of the people to keep and bear arms. The “Million Mom March” in the National Mall in May of
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