This year, the Norwegian Constitution turns 200 years old, making it one of the oldest continuous national constitutions in the world. The U.S. Constitution, and the men who crafted it, played no small role in Norway’s deliberations.
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Thanks in part to the promise of new powers for local government, Scotland voted to reject independence. But remarks by British Prime Minister David Cameron on the morning after the referendum have sparked a new constitutional frenzy.
It’s official: the Scottish people have rejected independence. But the matter is far from settled—the months and years ahead promise spirited debate over governance of the British union.
Is the world about to witness the end of the United Kingdom as it has existed for three centuries? On Thursday, the Scottish people will vote on a single question: whether or not to become an independent nation.
Debt, health care, war—whatever the news of the day, featured guests at the National Constitution Center explain the issues and tell you what you need to know.