Feb 16

16th Amendment: Income Tax



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In 1895 the Supreme Court had declared a federal income tax law unconstitutional. This amendment reversed that decision and authorized a tax on income.



Feb 15

Can you pass a basic 10-question quiz on the presidents?



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In honor of Presidents Day, Constitution Daily is ready to test your knowledge of some famous and some really obscure facts about the leader of the free world.



Feb 15

15th Amendment: Right to Vote Not Denied by Race



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This amendment was designed to protect the right of African-Americans to vote and has served as the foundation for such legislation as the Voting Rights Act of 1965.



Feb 14

14th Amendment: Citizenship Rights, Equal Protection, Apportionment, Civil War Debt



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The 14th Amendment was a milestone in American history. Not only did it strike down the Dred Scott decision, the amendment’s “due process” and “equal protection” provisions have had enormous constitutional importance.



Feb 14

Three stories of love in the White House



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Yes, it’s Valentine’s Day and in a romantic tribute to couples everywhere, it’s time to turn back the pages to remember three unusual White House romances.