What Do You Know About the Bill of Rights?
The U.S. Constitution's birthday is September 17, 1787. Our nation's Founders knew, however, that the document failed to articulate the limits of the governmental powers it created. Another document, known as the Bill of Rights, was deemed necessary.
Sent by Congress to the states in 1789, the Bill of Rights was ratified on December 15, 1791, to become the first 10 amendments to the Constitution.
Here's a test of your Bill of Rights knowledge: