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On March 4, 1789, the U.S. Constitution, as originally ratified by state delegates, united America,
magnificently transforming a country into a “more perfect union” that introduced to the world the inaugural
experiment of a system of self-governance by “We The People” known as a Constitutional Republic. The
document was robust with laws, powers, rights, responsibilities and processes, fastened together deliberately
to contravene tyranny and oppression in favor of reasoned principles of individual freedoms, liberty, and
equality, while emphasizing that these rights were God-given and inalienable.
It was on December 15, 1791, that a collection of 10 laws, known as the Bill of Rights, were incorporating
into the Constitution out of concern that, at some point later, a future government might threaten the rights of
the citizens by encroaching on their liberties. It was with this visionary forethought, that our Founding
Fathers drafted the 10 laws comprising the Bill of Rights, to protect future generations of Americans from
their own government, ensuring America and her citizens remain forever free and prosperous.