How highly do historians and publishers regard Benjamin Franklin? We looked at four studies, and the results ranged from Franklin as the equal of John Marshall, to a figure less than important than Hulk Hogan and Benedict Arnold.
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April 15 is usually marked each year as the traditional day people need to file their taxes, so it’s not exactly celebrated as a holiday. But how did April 15 become the big day–and how did we get the IRS in the first place?
On April 12, 1945, the 32nd president of the United States, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, died in Georgia. Harry Truman along with an entire nation was stunned by Roosevelt’s unexpected passing.
On the 154th anniversary of his birthday, Constitution Daily looks back at the career of Charles Evans Hughes, former Chief Justice and a man who lost the 1916 presidential election by 4,000 votes cast in California.
It’s the 100th anniversary of the 17th Amendment, leading us to consider what today’s U.S. Senate would look like if its members weren’t directly elected by voters.