There were five versions of the Gettysburg Address that were acknowledged by Abraham Lincoln in his lifetime. Here are those versions, along with the AP wire copy from November 1863.
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With Constitution Day happening on Friday, here’s a look at 10 essential constitutional resources we use in our quest to explain and understand our founding document.
Today marks the 212th 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?
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.
But many people, Memorial Day is the symbol of summer’s start, or a chance to get a good bargain on a car. What’s lost is its original meaning to more and more people.