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 […]
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.
The National Constitution Center opened its doors last Saturday night to several key participants in the immigration reform debate with passionate opposing views, including Pennsylvania State Representative Daryl Metcalfe and ACLU lawyer Cecillia Wang.
We asked some of our C&D guests: Should a fringe church be able to protest near military funerals?
Let us now thank Pastor Fred Phelps and the members of his Westboro Baptist Church for teaching us all a lesson.