On December 16, 1773, a group of Colonists destroyed a large British tea shipment in Boston harbor. So did this act of defiance light a fire that led to American independence within the next decade?
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Historians Carol Berkin and David O. Stewart reflect on the history and legacy of the first 10 amendments to the Constitution.
Starting at 10 a.m. on Thursday, we will be presenting four live stream video programs related to the 225th anniversary of the Bill of Rights.
Today we celebrate the anniversary of the first 10 amendments, known as the Bill of Rights (ratified December 15, 1791). Here’s what you need to know!
When James Madison spoke to the First Congress he proposed nearly 20 amendments as a Bill of Rights, and not the 10 we all know about. So what did Congress delete from the final list that was ratified by the states?