Thanksgiving has a long tradition as a holiday in the United States but not without some controversy. Here’s a look at some interesting facts, including the claimants to the first celebration and the President who sparked public outrage by trying to move the holiday’s date!
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This week, We the People is on the road to debate the history and meaning of the Second Amendment.
The National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen and Harvard’s Tomiko Brown-Nagin talk about the 1954 U.S. Supreme Court case Brown v. Board of Education, in a special C-SPAN live event.
On November 24, 1784, future President Zachary Taylor was born in Virginia. Taylor became an unexpected obstacle to slavery’s expansion, until his sudden death in 1850.
Somehow, Thomas Jefferson is part of the 2016 presidential campaign, at least for a few days. Here’s a brief look at what Jefferson’s impact on the Constitution was back in 1787.