Frank Buckles lied about his age – he was only 16 years old – to enlist in the Army in August 1917.
Today is the official opening of the Center’s new exhibit, Spies, Traitors and Saboteurs: Fear and Freedom in America. Allow us to share a story of one of the featured spies and her work with the French Resistance during World War II.
IN OPPOSING OP-EDS TWO IMMIGRATION ACTIVISTS SET THE PLATFORM FOR A CLASH THIS SATURDAY AT THE FIFTH ANNUAL PETER JENNINGS PROJECT EVENTLike so many constitutional questions, this one comes down to language. The 14th amendment declares that “all persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of […]
Take a look and decide for yourself whether the $6.5 million spent in 2007 for the current test might not have bought all the right answers.
The 14th Amendment declares that “all persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and the States wherein they reside.” But what does it mean to be “subject to the jurisdiction thereof”?
One guest said she never felt the need to gain any type of understanding of the military since it seemed to be against her basic worldview and conscience. What she saw surprised her.
What do pop culture touchstone Dirty Dancing and the U.S. Constitution have in common? One fan makes an interesting connection.
This self-guided tour explores the struggles American women have had to gain equality as citizens. Look for the Women’s History Month stickers highlighting the following artifacts and displays throughout our exhibits.
We asked four Civility and Democracy panelists for their perspectives on the Wisconsin and government shutdowns in less than 250 words.
“After the Constitution was ratified, foreigners and even monarchs from other nations believed the president was a king under the title of president. The president had many of the powers monarchs had — he was commander-in-chief, had the power to make treaties and judicial appointments, and could grant pardons. The U.S. Electoral College recalled the […]