The Bill of Rights

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The Bill of Rights Background information: - based on an important debate in America concerning the political nature of the newly- founded nation - a new nation was formed with a centralized government to coordinate national and foreign policy - 1787 state delegates drew up the Constitution, signed by 39 of the 55 delegates - George Mason, the author of the Declaration of Rights of Virginia, who refused to sign the Constitution, stressed the importance of a document protecting the civil liberties and rights of the individual - final draft of the Constitution, which was sent to the states for ratification, did not include a Bill of Rights - federalists managed to win over the advocates of a Bill of Rights by promising to support their demands - Massachusetts made an addition of 10 ...

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