The Bill of Rights
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The Bill of Rights
JPFO is pleased to offer these originals and translations of the "Bill of Rights". However, for a detailed explanation in an easy to read cartoon format, you NEED to get a copy of Gran'pa Jack's "Common Sense", by JPFO.
Our Bill of Rights "Menorah"
NOTE: all translations (except the one in Latin) are Copyright © JPFO. They may be circulated and repoduced (but not altered). Include this notice, along with the JPFO mailing address and phone number and the website URL.
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Original Transcript of "The Bill of Rights"
First draft of the Bill of Rights
Polish translation -- translation by Monika Browne (MS Word format, requires Microsoft Word or the free downloadable Word Viewer)
Greek Translation -- translation by Catherine M. Nazarene (Rich Text format, requires MS Word or MS Wordpad)
La Lista de los Derechos del Ciudadano -- the Bill of Rights, in Spanish!
Verfassungszusätze -- the Bill of Rights, in German!
La Declaration des Droits -- the Bill of Rights, in French!
Russian translation of the Bill of Rights by Oleg Volk. (Requires Cyrillic text support installed on your computer to view correctly.)
Latin Translation, by David Kovacs, Professor of Latin at the University of Virginia (hosted at George Mason University - sorry, link seems to have expired).
NOTE: the following translations are in Adobe Acrobat format (also called ".pdf"). To view these, you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer. If you don't have a copy of Adobe Acrobat Reader, you can download a free copy from Adobe.
Hawaiian translation -- translation by George Peabody
Romanian translation -- translation by Crin Forbes
Hebrew translation of the Bill of Rights (PDF file = 90,228 bytes)
Arabic translation of the Bill of Rights (PDF file = 94,163 bytes)
Korean translation of the Bill of Rights (PDF file = 144,033 bytes)
Japanese translation of the Bill of Rights (PDF file = 133,528 bytes)
Simplified Chinese translation of the Bill of Rights (PDF file = 140,712 bytes)
Armenian translation of the Bill of Rights (PDF file = 38,507 bytes)
We also have a Acrobat (.pdf format) facsimilie of one of the few remaining originals of the first 1789 printing of 150 copies of the Bill of Rights, scanned as a public service of Adobe Systems Incorporated. (file size is 753,968-bytes)
If you don't have a copy of Adobe Acrobat Reader, you can download a free copy from Adobe.
For more information on the history of the Bill of Rights, jump to billofrights.com.
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