the Bill of Rights

noun phrase

: the first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution
Certain freedoms are guaranteed to all Americans by the Bill of Rights.

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“The Bill of Rights.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20Bill%20of%20Rights. Accessed 26 Jan. 2023.

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