Welcome to Presidential Madness. Download a PDF of the Bracket at this link, and bring your filled out bracket to the National Constitution Center, and you are eligible for a buy one, get one free ticket for admission to the museum.* *Offer valid through April 4, 2011. Completed bracket must be turned in to the… [Continue Reading]
In 2019, Mickey Mouse is set to be released to the public domain. But will the Congress grant Disney another extension?
On March 26-27, the National Constitution Center will host an interactive, interdisciplinary forum and workshop. Here’s a sneak peak.
By Dr. Steve Frank There are many reasons you can think of James Madison as the Jiminy Cricket of the Founding Fathers: – diminutive size- preference for black coats- voracious student with an encyclopedia in his brain- belief that conscience should be your guide. Madison was born 260 years ago today. As we wish him… [Continue Reading]
Sometimes wearing up to 30 pounds of extra weight, Emeline hid important papers, materials, and other contraband in her voluminous skirts.
What would Madison have thought of the hearings on radical Islam in Congress?
There are several reasons why the Act for the Gradual Abolition of Slavery is a remarkable document. First, a fun fact: It’s signed by Thomas Paine of Common Sense.
A behind-the-scenes look at Vision 2020, our exhibit focusing on women’s history.
The question that conflicts our dear Shock and Awe: Should Congress keep government running while they work out a budget deal, or should they shut it down to force the issue?
This week (on March 9) marks the anniversary of the acceptance of the first female cadets to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. Our guest writer, a West Point cadet, shares her perspective on what it’s like to be a woman at West Point today.