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The Bill of Rights

The Bill of Rights

“The Constitution is not an instrument for the government to restrain the people, it is an instrument for the people to restrain the government – lest it come to dominate our lives and interests.” – Patrick Henry The Bill of Rights consists of the first ten amendments to the Constitution. It limits the power of the federal government by prohibiting it from violating the rights of each individual citizen. It guarantees us freedom of speech and freedom of religion. The…

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The United States Constitution

The United States Constitution

The purpose of the United States Constitution is to protect the rights of United States citizens, by limiting the powers of their government. President Ronald Reagan explained it like this:   “The culmination of men’s dreams for 6,000 years were formalized with the Constitution, probably the most unique document ever drawn in the long history of man’s relation to man. I know there have been other constitutions, new ones are being drawn today by newly emerging nations. Most of them, even the…

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