The United States Bill of Rights / The Ten Original Amendments to the Constitution of the United States

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The United States Bill of Rights / The Ten Original Amendments to the Constitution of the United States

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United States

About this book

The Bill of Rights is the first 10 Amendments to the Constitution. It spells out Americans' rights in relation to their government. It guarantees civil rights and liberties to the individual—like freedom of speech, press, and religion.

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Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press, or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.