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U.S. Bill of Rights ratified, become first 10 amendments of the U.S. Constitution

The Bill of Rights amendments add specific guarantees of personal freedoms and rights, clear limitations on the government’s power in judicial and other proceedings, and explicit declarations that all powers not specifically granted to the federal government by the Constitution are reserved to the states or the people.

U.S. Bill of Rights ratified, become first 10 amendments of the U.S. Constitution More