Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, tackles a weighty issue: the FDA’s constitutional ability to mandate calorie counts on restaurant menus nationwide.
Thanksgiving has a long tradition as a holiday in the United States but not without some controversy. Here’s a look at some interesting facts, including the claimants to the first celebration and the President who sparked public outrage by trying to move the holiday’s date!
Kim VanWormer from Plimouth Plantation wrote this post for us a few years ago which still rings true today about the first Thanksgiving.
President George Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclamation is truly historic, but would you fork over $8.4 million to own one of two copies of the original document?
Today marks the 225th anniversary of the national Thanksgiving holiday proclaimed by George Washington, as a way to give thanks for the Constitution, and honor religious and civil liberty.