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As part of our 27 Amendments (In 27 Days) project, we look at the important 12th Amendment, which settled that ugly mess between Thomas Jefferson and Aaron Burr in 1800 and made clear the Vice President’s eligibility requirements.
Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president, has a birthday today. If you are a Lincoln fan, here are some cool facts, including Lincoln’s career as an inventor, his love of animals, and his one losing appearance before the Supreme Court.
It was 190 years ago this week that a constitutional crisis was averted when the relatively new 12th Amendment to the Constitution settled the last presidential election decided in the House of Representatives.
As part of the National Constitution Center’s 27 Amendments (In 27 Days) project, here is a look at the first amendment ratified after the Bill of Rights was adopted, which actually overturned an early Supreme Court decision.
More than two years after a CIA drone killed an American-born al-Qaida leader overseas, a similar attack in the planning is raising constitutional issues about due process.