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us: United States. Constitution. 1st Amendment


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    • us: United States.
    • us: Constitution. 1st Amendment
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    • us: United States. Constitution. First Amendment
    • us: United States. Constitution. Amendment I
    • us: United States. Bill of Rights. Article 3
    • us: United States. Bill of Rights. Article Three
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    • found: The First Amendment reconsidered, 1982 (subj.) t.p. (First Amendment)
    • found: Wikipedia, June 15, 2010: First Amendment to the United States Constitution (First Amendment (Amendment I) to the United States Constitution is part of the Bill of Rights) Bill of Rights (Two other articles were proposed to the States; only the last ten articles were ratified contemporaneously. They correspond to the First through Tenth Amendments to the Constitution
    • found: Bill of Rights, via The charters of freedom website, viewed June 15, 2010 (On September 25, 1789, the First Congress of the United States therefore proposed to the state legislatures 12 amendments to the Constitution that met arguments most frequently advanced against it. The first two proposed amendments, which concerned the number of constituents for each Representative and the compensation of Congressmen, were not ratified. Articles 3 to 12, however, ratified by three-fourths of the state legislatures, constitute the first 10 amendments of the Constitution, known as the Bill of Rights) {http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/charters/bill_of_rights.html}
    • found: The Bill of Rights, via Library of Congress Primary documents in American history website, viewed June 15, 2010 (On September 25, 1789, the First Federal Congress of the United States proposed to the state legislatures twelve amendments to the Constitution. The first two, concerning the number of constituents for each Representative and the compensation of Congressmen, were not ratified. Articles three through twelve, known as the Bill of Rights, became the first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution)
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    • 1981-09-02: new
    • 2012-12-13: revised
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