When did the first ten amendments get ratified?
The first ten Amendments, also known as the Bill of Rights, were ratified in 1791. They were all ratified together because they were all written together. They were written with the Constitution because they are the rights that the men who drafted the Constitution wanted to guarantee for all United States Citizens.
You seem to be confused. The Federalist Papers were a series of essays written in 1787 and 1788 in support of the ratification of the Constitution. They have nothing to do with amendments to the Constitution. The first ten amendments, called the Bill of Rights, were proposed by the first congress in 1789 and ratified in 1791. Michael Montagne
There are 10 amendments in the Bill of Rights. In the United States, the Bill of Rights is the name by which the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution are known. They were introduced by James Madison to the First United States Congress in 1789 as a series of constitutional amendments, and came into effect on December 15, 1791, when they had been ratified by three-fourths of the States. Two additional articles were…
The United States Constitution was written in 1787 and ratified in 1788. It has 27 amendments, but the first 10 were ratified simultaneously in 1791 so it was amended one time with ten amendments. The other 17 amendments were ratified one at a time. So the US Constitution has 27 amendments but has been amended 18 times.