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Why were many citizens concerned by the lack of a bill of rights in the original Constitution?

  • Question 5a of 10 - Bill of Rights

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  • Question Type: Multiple Choice
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  • Question: Why were many citizens concerned by the lack of a bill of rights in the original Constitution?
  • Answers:
  1. They were afraid that the new national government would abolish slavery.
  2. They feared a governmental abuse of power that might restrict their freedoms.
  3. They wanted to get rid of all restrictions on the rights of the people.
  4. If you list some rights, then those rights become more important than others.

The correct answer is: They feared a governmental abuse of power that might restrict their freedoms.

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