227 – Bill of Rights Day

On December 15th, 1791, the first ten amendments, known as the Bill of Rights, were ratified and became part of the U.S. Constituiton. However, there is more to the story than just the names and dates.

Why is our Bill of Rights included as amendments to the Constituiton rather than part of the original document? How was it created? Why was it created? And what is the state of the Bill of Rights today, in the 21st century? Let’s celebrate the 229th anniversary of these amendments by finding the answers to those questions.
Source: The Constitution Study – News

Paul Engel

Paul Engel founded The Constitution Study in 2014 with the goal of helping everyday Americans read and understand their Constitution. Author, blogger, podcaster and speaker, Paul writes and podcasts at http://constitutionstudy.com. You can also find his books at http://amazon.com/author/paulengel
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