William Blount is one of the lesser-known men who signed the Constitution, but one of the most controversial, since he put a key part of the founding document to a critical test less than decade after it was ratified.
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Distinguished legal experts Erwin Chemerinsky and Frederick Lawrence, and Slate’s Dahlia Lithwick examine the Supreme Court’s landmark 2015-16 session, which included significant cases about affirmative action, abortion, religious liberty, and immigration.
On July 6, 1854, disgruntled voters in a new political party named its first candidates to contest the Democrats over the issue of slavery. Within six years, the newly christened Republican Party would control the White House and Congress as the Civil War began.
The National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen and Richard Wilhelm of Booz Allen Hamilton moderate a discussion at the 2016 Aspen Ideas Festival on the mounting tension between privacy and security.
July 4th marks the annual holiday that celebrates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. So how much do you know about this famous document?