Seven Amendments To The Constitution

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Amendment’s 1-7 Research Paper The Constitution and all of it's amendments were created as a rule book or a guideline on what the government of the United States can do and what it can not do. It protects American citizens from abusive government actions against them that could violate basic rights like religion and freedom of speech. The first seven amendments are very important and give us many rights. The 1st Amendment to the US Constitution was passed by Congress on December 15, 1791 as part of the Bill of Rights and this amendment guarantees freedom of religion and the press. The amendment states that “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or…show more content…
Like one man named Bennett Barbour was convicted in 1977 of a rape that he didn’t commit and he was freed years later because his dna did not match. The Preamble is the opening statement to the United States Constitution. The preamble explains the reasons why the Framers of the Constitution made our government a republic. By doing this, the founding fathers replaced the Articles of Confederation. The Preamble along with the rest of the Constitution was written over a period of about 6 weeks. The Preamble helped explain why the Constitution was written and it can be broken down into many important phrases. All of these phrases are very important for understanding the purpose of the United States Constitution. We the people: This phrase means all the citizens of the United States of America. Even though the Constitution was written up by some of the most well educated people of the new country, the rights given under the document were given to all American citizens. My interpretation of the preamble "We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide
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