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The Bill of Rights was made to protect Americans from too many restrictions and regulations in addition to ensuring our well-being under our government. For the past 200 years, it's done a pretty good job, but on occasion it is seen as either too protective or not protective enough. What do you think? Shmoop amongst yourselves.

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