Dec 1

Patrick Henry, Tea Party prophet?



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Antifederalists worried that once set in motion, the government would eventually grow to heights of nearly uncontrollable scope.



Nov 29

Tents folded, what’s next for the “Occupy” movement?



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Is the Occupy Movement an aberration, a flash in the pan that will sputter out? Or is it a portent of things to come?



Nov 29

The “Occupy” amendment’s gloomy fate



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The “People’s Rights Amendment” would end any constitutional recognition of corporations as “people.”



Nov 28

Does the First Amendment protect students’ cyberspeech?



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Where is the line between censoring disruptive behavior and preserving a student’s fundamental right to freedom of expression online? Join a live chat on this issue originating from the National Constitution Center on Wednesday.



Nov 28

Say What?: “Forget party”



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Gouverneur Morris, after all, is the man who gave us not “We the Parties” but “We the People.”



Nov 25

“Fighting for Democracy”: Carl Gorman



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Together they used their language and their culture, things that the government had tried to beat out of them as children, to achieve greatness.



Nov 25

“At the Table” students learn the art of asking questions



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It’s a fine balance, the art of asking questions. You want to seem interested in someone, without being too pushy or prying.



Nov 24

What really happened at the first Thanksgiving?



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We’ve spent a lot of time thinking about, researching, and thinking some more about what really happened in the autumn of 1621.



Nov 24

Thanking Teddy and Franklin Roosevelt for Thanksgiving football



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Thanksgiving football is like the Thanksgiving turkey: It’s a tradition, it’s huge, and there is more than enough to go around.



Nov 23

Celebrate Thanksgiving with “Constitution Hall Pass”



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Grab a seat at the table as we talk turkey! The latest edition of the Constitution Hall Pass examines what this holiday is all about and tells the real story of the first Thanksgiving.