The James Madison Center: Bill of Rights


Subject:
Federal (U.S.) Government , Constitutional Law & Civil Liberties , Civil Rights , Constitutions , Constitution

Description:
Background about the Bill of Rights and James Madison's involvement with its passage in 1791. Includes antecedents (such as the Virginia Declaration of Rights), images of notes for and the text of Madison's June 1789 speech to the House of Representatives proposing the Bill of Rights, text and audio of the Bill of Rights, an article about Madison and the separation of church and state, and related material. From James Madison University.

Publisher:
James Madison University

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.jmu.edu/madison/center/main_pages/madison_archives/constit_confed/rights/rights.htm


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