National Constitution Center senior fellow Christopher Phillips looks at the theoretical debate that the Declaration of Independence should be considered, when relevant, on par with the Constitution in legal cases.
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It’s the 270th birthday of a Founding Father whose name you know today as part of a controversial political term.
It’s a sad day for some historically minded Philadelphians: It’s the anniversary of the congressional act that moved the nation’s capital from their city to Washington, D.C.
Today marks the anniversary of one of the most-important moments in our early history, the creation of Washington, D.C, which came about after a deal cut at a Manhattan dinner party.
King George III would probably not approve, but two documents that led to and reinforced America’s split from Great Britain will make their public debut in London next year.