Bill of Rights Debate
Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton re-enactors debated the need for a Bill of Rights. December 2016 marked the 225th anniversary of the ratification of the Bill of Rights, the first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution.
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