The first 10 amendments of the United States Constitution make up our Bill of Rights. The Bill of Rights were written by James Madison in 1791. The Bill of Rights lists specific prohibitions on governmental power. The 1st Freedom of Speech, 2nd Right to bear arms and 5th Double Jeopardy / self-incrimination, amendments are getting a lot of press these days. But are you familiar with what the other 7 amendments are? Click on this link to read, and maybe even download the list!