The American experiment has had both high and low moments in ensuring freedom for its citizens. Take a look at eight times the nation made strides toward ensuring life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
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The first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution, known collectively as the Bill of Rights, became law on December 15, 1791.