The Importance Of The First Amendment To The Constitution

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In the United States, the First Amendment to the Constitution guarantees freedom of religion. The founding fathers felt that this was extremely important because people came to America to escape religious persecution. It was passed on December 15, 1791, as one of te ten amendments that constitute the Bill of Rights.The Bill of Rights was written by James Madison, to provide greater constitutional protection for individual freedoms and limitiing the power of the
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