First Congress and the Bill of Rights
Donald Ritchie, Christine Blackerby, and Charles Flanagan spoke about how Congress produced the Bill of Rights despite significant opposition. Ten of the twelve proposed constitution amendments were ratified on December 15, 1791.
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Christine Blackerby Specialist National Archives and Records Administration->Center for Legislative Archives
Charles Flanagan Outreach Supervisor National Archives and Records Administration->Center for Legislative Archives
Donald A. Ritchie Historian U.S. Senate
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