One of the big cases in the Supreme Court’s current term is in front of the Justices this morning, in what could be a historic test of the “one-person, one-vote concept.”
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Today marks an important anniversary in American history: the congressional declaration of war on Japan on December 8, 1941. But since then, Congress has rarely used its constitutional power formally issue a war declaration.
On Monday morning, the United States Supreme Court denied a potentially significant case on the ability of some Americans to own assault weapons.
One of the most controversial decisions in Supreme Court history was caused by aftershocks of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, and it’s still being debated today.
On December 6, 1865, the 13th Amendment was ratified after the state of Georgia approved the amendment as it was proposed to the states by Congress. That act officially ended the practice of slavery in the United States.