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gmulenshig
2021-04-05 09:34:00
During the Constitutional Convention, __________ proposed the addition of a Bill of Rights to the Constitution itself, but his proposal was voted down because __________. A. George Mason . . . the delegates thought it was unnecessary B. Thomas Jefferson . . . the delegates thought it would be redundant C. James Madison . . . the delegates thought state constitutions already protected rights D. Benjamin Franklin . . . the delegates believed the Constitution included individual rights
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bchandathomas
2021-04-05 10:49:10

During the Constitutional Convention, Thomas Jefferson proposed the addition of a Bill of Rights to the Constitution itself, but his proposal was voted down because "the delegates thought it would be redundant", since the Constitution was written to protect against the infringement of these rights to begin with. 

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