George Washington has long been credited with instituting the tradition of concluding the oath of office with “So help me God,” at his inauguration in 1789.
After decades of rivalry, Burr and Hamilton would settle once and for all the matter of their reputations and legacies.
The Constitution’s Sixth Amendment does not promise, and does not require, a perfect trial in any criminal case.
As the City’s project evolved, it became clear to me that the President’s House could be interpreted through my passion for quilt art.
Veteran Supreme Court correspondent Lyle Denniston—the Center’s new Advisor on Constitutional Literacy and blog contributor—presented a colorful insider’s perspective on the Supreme Court’s recently concluded term to a capacity crowd.
The White House performed the public service of condensing the President’s Town Hall responses into bite-size tweets
No president has ever tried to borrow beyond the debt limit … That does not make it unconstitutional, but it does raise constitutional doubts.
As you consider a diet to shed the excess pounds packed on at the picnics and barbeques of the July 4th weekend, you might consult a cookbook owned by Martha Washington when our nation was new.
Although we know nothing about the child who made this little book, the book is a powerful reminder that Americans have long been seeking both personal and collective ways in which to remember the Civil War.
See how George Washington rose to the top of the ranks of the British army.