It was 227 years ago the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia started in earnest and the first votes were taken at what is now called Independence Hall.
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Today marks the 227th anniversary of the start of the constitutional convention in Philadelphia. A few things have changed since then, from how much people drank to who could vote, to how tall people were.
The National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen speaks with Mark Aronchick and Greg Randall Lee about the legal significance of the federal court ruling that struck down Pennsylvania’s same-sex marriage ban.
John Hancock and his signature are two of the best-known elements related to the Declaration of Independence. But how much do you know about the former president of the Continental Congress?
At a recent National Constitution Center event in Washington, Jeffrey Rosen sat down with Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg to discuss opera, Justice Antonin Scalia, and recent court decisions about civil rights.