In-text citationsThe Bill of Rights by xuyuzhu

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									                              The Bill of Rights
                           Document-Based Activity
While writing your paper on three rights protected by the Bill of Rights, you need to use specific quotes
from the eight documents in your packet. In addition, you must cite the document you used correctly.
You need to use the Works Cited page to do the in-text citations correctly.

                                  LOOK AT THE EXAMPLES BELOW.

Paraphrase of text:

According to England’s Bill or Rights, people can have weapons to defend themselves (“Bill of Rights
1869”).        (Note: The title of the article is put in quotation marks.)

New Hampshire wanted to put provisions in the Bill of Rights to protect religious freedom (Mount).

Direct quote from text:

The Declaration of Independence states “all men are created equal” (“Declaration”).
(Note: The title of the article is put in quotation marks.)

                                             WORKS CITED

“Bill of Rights – The Virginia Declaration of Rights.” The Charters of Freedom. National Archives and
          Record Administration, n.d. Web. 25 Jan. 2012.

“The Bill of Rights 1869.” Internet History Sourcebooks Project. Fordham University, Aug. 1997. Web.
        25 Jan. 2012.

“Bill of Rights Transcript Text.” The Charters of Freedom. National Archives and Records Adminstration,
          n.d. Web. 25 Jan. 2012.

“Constitution of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.” 187th General Court of the Commonwealth of
        Massachusetts. General Court, 2011. Web. 25 Jan. 2012.

“Declaration of Independence – Text Transcript.” Charters of Freedom. National Archives and Records
        Adminstration, n.d. Web. 25 Jan. 2012.

Mount, Steve. “New Hampshire’s Ratification.” U.S. Constitution Online. Craig Walenta, 8 Jan. 2010.
       Web. 25 Jan. 2012.

Mount, Steve. “Rhode Island Ratification.” U.S. Constitution Online. Craig Walenta, 8 Jan. 2010. Web.
       25 Jan. 2012.

“The Virginia Act For Establishing Religious Freedom.” The Religious Freedom Page. The Religious
       Freedom Page, 9 Oct. 2001. Web. 25 Jan. 2012.

								
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