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Mar 3

Diplomats, “anchor babies” and the 14th Amendment



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The 14th Amendment declares that “all persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and the States wherein they reside.” But what does it mean to be “subject to the jurisdiction thereof”?



Mar 3

2 heartfelt stories about our veterans from our guests



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One guest said she never felt the need to gain any type of understanding of the military since it seemed to be against her basic worldview and conscience. What she saw surprised her.



Mar 3

Dirty Dancing and the Constitution: discover a new way to view an old classic



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What do pop culture touchstone Dirty Dancing and the U.S. Constitution have in common? One fan makes an interesting connection.



Mar 2

6 ways to celebrate Women’s History Month at the Center



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This self-guided tour explores the struggles American women have had to gain equality as citizens. Look for the Women’s History Month stickers highlighting the following artifacts and displays throughout our exhibits.



Mar 2

Is Wisconsin a sign of things to come?



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We asked four Civility and Democracy panelists for their perspectives on the Wisconsin and government shutdowns in less than 250 words.