Why did some states want a bill of rights added to the Constitution?

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Casey Share
Mar 7, 2017

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They were afraid of a strong government that voided them of their personal freedoms.

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Many states, particularly the South, were afraid that the Constitution would reflect a strong government and would therefore restrict individual freedoms. The bill of rights were a list of individual freedoms that people felt were necessary to avoid having a constricting government.

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