The first president of the Continental Congress was George Washington’s close friend and Thomas Jefferson’s cousin. So who was this forgotten forefather and why was he a crucial revolutionary figure?
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Vice President Joe Biden ended the speculation about a possible presidential run early Wednesday afternoon, but his campaign would have been unique for several historical reasons.
Anne-Marie Slaughter, president and CEO of New America Foundation, discusses her new book about true gender equality in a special National Constitution Center event in Philadelphia.
On Monday morning, the United States Supreme Court neither accepted or denied a potentially significant case on the ability of some Americans to own assault weapons.
On October 19, 1781, British forces are forced to surrender to General George Washington at Yorktown, staring an effective end to the Revolutionary War and beginning America’s role as a global factor.