What year was the Bill of Rights passed?
The Bill or Rights is an amendment to the Constitution. It was not passed by congress. It was ratified by the states. Amendments are not ever passed by congress, and there is no veto option for the president. ...
Asked in History of the United States
What role did the Bill of Rights play in the ratification of the constitution?
The Bill of Rights were essentially the amendments that the framers of the constitution demanded for their constituents. It would have not been passed if the Bill of Rights were not agreed upon. ...
Asked in US Presidents
Was president Kennedy assassinated before civil rights bill was passed by congress?
Yes he was. President Kennedy was assasinated on november 22, 1963 and civil rights bill were passed in july 2, 1964 ...
What protection does the Texas Bill of Rights include that the uss Bill of Rights does not?
Due to the new modern accusations in society, the bill CURRENTLY does not hold any more/or less rights then the USS Bill of Rights. In 1976 a new part of the bill was passed in Texas, but was overturned in 1999 because people found it not to be in Life, Liberty, or possessions. Since that day, nothing new has been tried to be passed. ...
Asked in US Constitution
How can the house and senate check each other legistative process?
If a bill is passed by H.O.R regarding states rights, then the same bill should be passed by senate and mustly be approved by the concerned senator. If not approved, it can' be passed as law. As such a bill passed by the Senate must be passed by H.o.R. ...
Asked in US Constitution
What objection to the constitution led to the adoption of the Bill of Rights?
The Bill of Rights was passed due to the objections of the anti-federalists. They protested that the Constitution does not contain a list of rights for the citizens of the United States. ...
Who established the Bill of Rights?
The US Bill of Rights was written by James Madison and was ratified by congress in 1791. They were based off similar documents called Bill of Rights and the Magna Carta that were passed earlier in the United Kingdom. ...
Asked in Jobs & Education, Civil Rights
When was the first civil rights bill passed?
The first Civil Rights Bill was passed on April 9, 1866. It granted Blacks the privileges and rights of American citizenship. We had the rights to hold property, testify in court and make contracts. We were also accountable to the laws, penalties and punishments of the United States. ...