United States Bill of Rights 1789

Twelve articles of amendment to the Constitution, introduced in September 1789 by Congress.

House: Committee of Eleven

A House committee, consisting of one member from each state, 'with instruction to take the subject of amendments to the Constitution of the United States generally into their consideration, and to report thereupon to the House.'

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United States Bill of Rights 1789, Date: 21 Jul 1789, 11:00

Sherman's Proposed Committee Report

People: Roger Sherman

Also tagged as: Amendments Constitution Following House Original Proposed