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