On the occasion of President Lyndon Johnson’s 106th birthday, the National Constitution Center looks at 10 interesting facts about one of the most colorful and controversial figures in American history.
Currently browsing: Civic Calendar
The 19th Amendment gave women the right to vote nationally on August 18, 1920, so why is Woman’s Equality Day on August 26th each year?
As the United States capital of Washington, D.C. burned 200 years ago today, it was an act of nature that helped to drive the British from the besieged city, and possibly save it from more destruction.
Hawaii joined the Union on this day in 1959, an act that remains historically significant but not without controversy.
On the 94th anniversary of the 19th Amendment’s ratification, we look back at a young politician whose unexpected vote in the Tennessee state legislature gave all women the right to vote.