Following Franklin D. Roosevelt’s election to third and fourth terms, this amendment set a future limit at two terms.
The national holiday called Washington’s Birthday may have passed, but tomorrow is George Washington’s real 282nd birthday. Here are 10 interesting facts about the first president, including his amazing wealth, his career as a moonshiner, and the truth about those teeth.
As part of the National Constitution Center’s 27 Amendments (In 27 Days) project, each day we will look at the constitutional amendment that repealed Prohibition.
On February 20, 1792, President George Washington officially created the United States Postal Service by signing a sweeping act that promoted a free press and put privacy safeguards in place.
This so-called “Lame-Duck” amendment reduced the previous four-month period between the November elections and the March 4 starting date of congressional and presidential terms.