Twelve articles of amendment to the Constitution, introduced in September 1789 by Congress.
A committee of three members from the House, whose duties were to 'prepare and report a proper arrangement of, and introduction to, the articles of amendment to the Constitution of the United States, as agreed to by the House.'
To see the full record of a committee, click on the corresponding committee on the map below.
The list of documents under consideration by committee: House: Committee of Three at the end of its timeline.
United States Bill of Rights 1789, Date: 24 Aug 1789, 11:00According Amendment Amendments Articles Assembled Congress Constitution Following House Houses Intents Legislatures Necessary Order Part Proposed Purposes Ratified Representatives Resolved Senate Several States United Valid
United States Bill of Rights 1789, Date: 24 Aug 1789, 11:00
[Editor's note: After arranging and redrafting the amendments adopted by the House, the Committee of Three rose and reported to the House on 24 August 1789 (U.S. House Journal, 1st Cong., 1st sess., 24 August 1789; Annals of Congress, 1st Cong., 808-09).]Also tagged as: Amendments Congress House