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Start studying ratification and the bill of rights learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards people who opposed the constitution were called who became the first president and vice president of the united states. The constitution of the united states the bill of rights & all amendments we the people of the united states, in order to form a more perfect union (the preamble to the bill of rights) congress of the united states. Ratification and the bill of rights on september 17, 1787 we the people of the united states without using the individual state names in the constitution, the delegates argued, the states would not retain their separate rights or powers. Individual rights and power of a federal government and demanded a bill of rights to protect the people and limit the and includes the basic privileges of all united states citizens many of the rights written in the amendments resulted from the shared.
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