A recent op-ed suggests voters should have to take a test. Would that be Constitutional? The answer may surprise you.
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As Adam Goodheart, author of the remarkable new book 1861: The Civil War Awakening, pointed out to a rapt, sell-out audience at the National Constitution Center this week, some criticize him for his repression of civil liberties and other downfalls.
This Tax Day, check out “Dollars and Sense,” the newest episode of our web video-lesson series Constitution Hall Pass, to learn about how the government manages its money.
Some of our country’s democratic ferment has produced tremendous art. Often the message is one of dissent, which got us thinking: What are the greatest protest songs of all time?
It’s April 14, 1861. News of the surrender of Fort Sumter has reached Washington, D.C. A first term president elected with less than 40 percent of the popular vote, you have been in office for a little over a month. Your first crucial decision as president was to re-supply Union troops at a fort offshore […]