Madison, Jefferson, and other leaders
are known as the fathers of the constitution
a government in which citizens rule themselves through elected representatives
9 of the 13 states had to ratify the Constitution
*Liked the Constitution
*Didn't think the A of C gave gov. enough power
*Thought there was no need for a Bill of Rights
Madison, Hamilton, and Jay wrote essays called
*Liked states having power
*Wanted a Bill of Rights
* Liked the A of C
Antifederalists wanted a Bill of Rights because
They wanted a document that said that basic liberties were protected
Federalists thought a Bill of Rights wasn't necessary because
It was impossible to list all the natural liberties
was elected president
was chosen as the vice president
Congress focused on adding
a Bill of Rights
is another word for change
The first ten amendments are known as the
Bill of Rights
2 ways that the Bill of Rights would protect people
*Freedom of Speech
*Troops can't go into houses without consent
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