When was the 8th Amendment Ratified?

The first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution are all part of the Bill of Rights. The 8th amendment, which prohibits the federal government from setting excessive bails or cruel and unusual punishment, was a part of this bill. James Madison introduced them at the first United States Congress in 1789 and it and the others were ratified by a three-fourths vote on December 15, 1791.You can find more information here: