Generations have been taught that the American Revolution was a revolt against the king, but was it? Political theorist Eric Nelson gave us his revisionist take on the central force behind the Revolution and how it speaks to America’s present-day controversies around executive power, in a National Constitution Center event.
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On March 7, 1965, civil rights activists were attacked by Alabama police fought near a bridge in Selma, Alabama, in a moment that shocked a nation and helped lead to the Voting Rights Act. Today, the images are still shocking and the debate over voting rights remains unsettled.
On March 6, 1857, the Supreme Court handed down its decision in the Dred Scott case, which had a direct impact on the coming of the Civil War and Abraham Lincoln’s presidency four years later.
Jonathan H. Adler from Case Western Reserve University and Nicholas Bagley from the University of Michigan join National Constitution Center president Jeffrey Rosen to analyze the core constitutional arguments in the latest Obamacare challenge at the Supreme Court.
Two experts examined the legacy of the Equal Rights Amendment and the second wave of feminism in a live event at the National Constitution Center on Wednesday.