Bill of Rights Day History
Bill of Rights Day celebrates the signing of the first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution. The Amendments protect rights such as freedom of speech, protest, and guarantees equal protection under the law. It was signed on December 15, 1791 and was written by James Madison.
In November 1941, President Franklin D Roosevelt declared December 15th as Bill of Rights Day.
Bill of Rights Day References and Related Sitesprologue.blogs.archives.gov: Pieces of History constitutioncenter.org: Why is the Bill of Rights important to our Country billofrightsinstitute.org: Bill of Rgiths in Detail