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Congress Creates the Bill of Rights

Completing the Constitution
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Presents a historic narrative that focuses on James Madison’s leadership role in creating the Bill of Rights. Starting with the crises facing the nation in the 1780s, the narrative traces the call for constitutional amendments from the state ratification conventions, and takes the reader inside Congress as Madison and the First Congress worked to formulate a set of amendments to send to the states. For additional resources, go to https://www.archives.gov/legislative/resources/bill-of-rights.html

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Presents a historic narrative that focuses on James Madison’s leadership role in creating the Bill of Rights. Starting with the crises facing the nation in the 1780s, the narrative traces the call for constitutional amendments from the state ratification conventions, and takes the reader inside Congress as Madison and the First Congress worked to formulate a set of amendments to send to the states. For additional resources, go to https://www.archives.gov/legislative/resources/bill-of-rights.html

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