This Thursday marks the 209th anniversary of the deadly duel between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr. What caused the sitting vice president to gun down a Founding Father on the cliffs overlooking New York City?
On the anniversary of the Burr-Hamilton duel, a look back at history shows the event wasn’t unique when it came to early-19th-century squabbles.
Should there be a new constitutional amendment to clarify the separation of church and state as defined by the courts? Tell us your opinion in our “Next 10 Amendments” project.
As we celebrate the Independence Day holiday, it’s time to look at some famous birthdays of people born on the same date as the United States.
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?