Author Lynne Cheney talks with the National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen about her new extensive biography of a significant Founding Father, James Madison.
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Prime Minister Shinzo Abe may be taking a detour around his nation’s pacifist constitution to build Japan’s first active military force since World War II.
The Jamestown settlement in Virginia, which officially was started on May 14, 1607, was one of the first European colonies to last in North America for more than a few years, despite severe hardships. Here’s a look at 10 earlier efforts from Europeans that didn’t fare well.
Mid-May marks two key anniversaries in the conflict between the United States and Mexico in that set in motion the Civil War—and led to California, Texas, and eight other states joining the Union.
Almost three years after the iconic Washington Monument closed after a sudden earthquake, the obelisk reopens to the public on Monday afternoon. The Monument has been a magnet for historic occurrences, and here are some highlights.