Can you pass a 10-question quiz on the Constitution? Let’s see if you know the basic facts about our nation’s most enduring document.
How many bathrooms are in the White House? Who is the tallest president? Read the most asked among 3,000 questions we received on Constitution Day from students!
With Constitution Day quickly approaching on September 17, here’s a look at 10 essential constitutional resources we use in our quest to explain and understand our founding document.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at the First Amendment and the desire of some people to force Internet companies to delete unflattering or personal information from websites.
In this commentary, Douglas Laycock of the University of Virginia School of Law says the Founding era can teach us about religious liberty, but it can’t answer every question in our own times.
William Howard Taft is a truly unique American figure who led two branches of government, was a wrestling champion and the youngest Solicitor General in American history. Learn more about Taft on the 158th anniversary of his birth.
On September 14, 1814, the Battle of Fort McHenry inspired Francis Scott Key to write “The Star-Spangled Banner.” The University of Michigan’s Mark Clague corrects some common myths about our national anthem.
In this commentary, Marci Hamilton of the Cardozo School of Law says the First Amendment protects Americans from theocracy and enables a peaceful coexistence of many faiths.
President Obama and Secretary of State Kerry have expressed a commitment to raising the number of refugees that the U.S. receives, but the final total will be up to Congress.
A lot of topics crop up when people argue about politics and Supreme Court decisions, but the historic 1857 Dred Scott decision about slavery usually isn’t one of them.