Was the Constitution really written on hemp paper and where did Thomas Jefferson sign it? In honor of National History Day, Constitution Daily clears up some pesky myths from the Founding Fathers’ time.
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When the Constitutional Convention met in Philadelphia in 1787, half of its foreign-born delegates were born in Ireland. For St. Patrick’s Day, here’s a look at these mostly forgotten figures.
On the occasion of James Madison’s birthday, it’s time to look at some of his most famous quotes about politics, equal rights, religion and the danger of tyranny.
Generations have been taught that the American Revolution was a revolt against the king, but was it? Political theorist Eric Nelson gave us his revisionist take on the central force behind the Revolution and how it speaks to America’s present-day controversies around executive power, in a National Constitution Center event.
The national holiday called Washington’s Birthday may have passed, but today is George Washington’s real 283rd birthday. Here are 10 interesting facts about the first president, including his amazing wealth, his career as a moonshiner, and the truth about those teeth.