The first 10 amendments to the Constitution make up the Bill of Rights. James Madison wrote the amendments, which list specific prohibitions on governmental.
The Bill of Rights for Kids
Original Ten Amendments: The Bill of Rights. Passed by Congress September 25, Ratified December 15, Amendment I. Freedoms, Petitions, Assembly.
Primary tabs · First Amendment [Religion, Speech, Press, Assembly, Petition ()] (see explanation) · Second Amendment [Right to Bear Arms ()] (see.
The first ten amendments were proposed by Congress in , at their first session; and, having received the ratification of the legislatures of three-fourths. 1 of Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of. Section 1. All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State.