On July 6, 1854, disgruntled voters in a new political party named its first candidates to contest the Democrats over the issue of slavery. Within six years, the newly christened Republican Party would control the White House and Congress as the Civil War began.
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The National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen and Richard Wilhelm of Booz Allen Hamilton moderate a discussion at the 2016 Aspen Ideas Festival on the mounting tension between privacy and security.
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?
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.
It is a fact of American history that three of the five Founding Father Presidents died on Independence Day. But was it just a coincidence?