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!
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It’s a big day in American history as December 15 marks the moment that the states ratified the Bill of Rights in 1791. But did you know the Bill, as presented to the states, had 12 amendments and not 10?
On December 14, 1799, George Washington died at his home after a brief illness and after losing about 40 percent of his blood. So what killed the 67-year-old former President?
As Constitution Daily counts down to December 15 and Bill of Rights day, we are looking at some fascinating facts about the iconic document. Today: Here are eight key facts about this enduring testament to liberty and freedom!
Want to check out the Bill of Rights in person this Tuesday, on Bill of Rights Day, December 15? Here is your chance to do it at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia.