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title:“Benson Motion”
authors:Anonymous
date written:1789-8-22

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"Benson Motion." Creating the Bill of Rights. Ed. Kenneth R. Bowling and Helen E. Veit. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1991. 36. Print.
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Gazette of the United States

Benson Motion (August 22, 1789)

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Resolved by the house of representatives of the United States in Congress assembled, that the following amendments to the constitution of the United States having been agreed to by two thirds of both houses, be submitted to the legislatures of the several states; which when ratified in whole or in part by three fourths of said legislatures, shall be valid to all intents and purposes as parts of said constitution.

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