James Madison and the Bill of Rights
“'Congress Shall Make No Law...' Rep. James Madison and the Passage of the Bill of Rights” was a program of the U.S. Capitol Historical Society. It was held at 9:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 31, 2010, on the Capitol Visitor Center.
Constitutional scholar Linda Monk discussed the achievement of the First Congress in passing the Bill of Rights. She examined Representative James Madison’s fight to have the legislation pass to provide a bulwark for American liberties. She responded to questions from members of the audience.
“'Congress Shall Make No Law...' Rep. James Madison and the Passage of the Bill of Rights” was a program of the U.S. Capitol Historical Society. It was held at 9:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 31, 2010, on the Capitol Visitor Center. close
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Suzanne "Suzie" C. Dicks General Secretary U.S. Capitol Historical Society
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