The 17th Amendment, which was ratified this day in 1913, allowed senators to be directly elected by the people rather than by state legislatures.
Five fun facts about the U.S. Mint. Can you guess who was on the first commemorative coin?
Today we celebrate the anniversary of the 23rd Amendment, which made it possible for residents of the District of Columbia to vote in presidential elections.
Today we celebrate the anniversary of the 22nd Amendment (ratified in1951). Here’s what you need to know.
The assassination of President John F. Kennedy in 1963 wasn’t the first time the U.S. had to deal with presidential succession. In fact, there had already been seven times that a vice president assumed the presidency due to the president’s death.