The Bill of Rights
Learn how The Bill of Rights came to be.
A True Book: American History series allows readers to experience the earliest moments in American history and to discover how these moments helped shape the country that it is today. This series includes an age appropriate introduction to curriculum-relevant subjects and a robust resource section that encourages independent study.
This book recounts the origins of individual rights in the colonies and the effort to add explicitly stated rights to the Constitution, accomplished in its first ten amendments, and discusses their meaning and the extension of citizen's rights to all Americans.