On June 21, 1788, New Hampshire became the ninth and final state needed to ratify the Constitution.
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Today is the 234th birthday of the Great Seal of the United States. So how close did we really come to having a turkey instead of an eagle as our national symbol?
As part of a continuing series this summer, Constitution Daily looks at Vice Presidential selections that had an impact on the Constitution. First up – the Vice President who forced Congress and the states to approve and ratify the 12th Amendment: Aaron Burr.
Benjamin Franklin is best known by many for his famous kite-flying experiment in Philadelphia. But some people aren’t sure how much of the legend is fact – or fiction. Here is what historians from various eras think about the whole kite-flying story.
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Annette Gordon-Reed and Michael Klarman of Harvard Law School discuss Alexander Hamilton’s constitutional legacy and the Broadway musical that bears his name.