On December 15, 1791, the United States adopted the Bill of Rights, ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution written to guarantee essential rights and liberties omitted in the crafting of the original document. December 15th is Bill of Rights Day, an opportunity to reflect on these freedoms and the people who have struggled throughout our history to make them possible. Read the Bill of Rights and download high-resolution images of an original copy. Read original Congressional documents depicting the legislative process that would culminate in the Bill of Rights. Learn about the creation of the U.S. Constitution . Take a quiz about the Bill of Rights.
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Celebrate Bill of Rights Day