The Jamestown settlement in Virginia, which officially was started on May 14, 1607, was one of the first European colonies to last in North America for more than a few years, despite severe hardships. Here’s a look at 10 earlier efforts from Europeans that didn’t fare well.
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The National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen is joined by three top experts to look at the constitutional future of the Patriot Act’s controversial Section 215, which allows the NSA to collect the phone records of Americans.
When it comes to NSA surveillance programs and new legislation, Hillary Clinton and Ted Cruz agree, while Rand Paul and Marco Rubio don’t. Here is a quick look at where some presumptive and declared presidential candidates stand on this constitutional issue.
Mid-May marks two key anniversaries in the conflict between the United States and Mexico in that set in motion the Civil War—and led to California, Texas, and eight other states joining the Union.
It was a year ago today that the iconic Washington Monument reopened to the public after it was damaged by a 2011 earthquake. The Monument has been a magnet for historic occurrences, and here are some highlights.