Jul 11

Burr vs. Hamilton: Behind the ultimate political feud



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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?



Jul 11

Famous Americans killed, involved in duels



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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.



Jul 5

Next 10 Amendments: The separation of church and state



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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.



Jul 4

10 famous people born on the Fourth of July



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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.



Jul 3

10 fascinating facts about the Declaration of Independence



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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?