Today marks the 193rd birthday of Ulysses Grant, who played a unique role in American history. Here is a look at a military leader who later become president in one of the nation’s most troubled decades.
The Library of Congress has survived an attack by the British and a lack of government funding to become the world’s biggest library, with the helping hands of two people in the 19th century.
Since its establishment on April 24, 1800, the Library of Congress has grown to become the largest library in the world, with more than 155.3 million items in its holdings. Here’s a look at 10 of the most fascinating pieces.
The National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen is joined by Orin Kerr and Christopher Slobogin to discuss another big Supreme Court decision about the Fourth Amendment and police dogs.
It’s James Buchanan’s birthday today and it’s time to revisit a recently debated topic: Why many historians consider Abraham Lincoln’s predecessor as the worst President in American history.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s literacy adviser, looks that an interesting argument posed about next week’s same-sex arguments at the Supreme Court: that the cases shouldn’t be heard at the moment.
Today is the birthday of one of the least-regarded Presidents, James Buchanan, and we look at some recent talk about the 15th President’s continuing influence on modern elections.
During Supreme Court arguments today about the government’s power to confiscate raisin crops, several Justices appeared to relish the chance to make a few remarks about a complicated subject.
For the third time in recent years, the Supreme Court has decided a case involving the constitutional sniffing powers of police dogs.
Part of being an active citizen is taking care of your environment, so the National Constitution Center is helping citizens celebrate Earth Day!