On May 25, 1787, the convention to write a new United States Constitution began in Philadelphia. So who much do you know about the key people in the room?
It was 229 years ago the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia started in earnest and the first votes were taken at what is now called Independence Hall.
Today marks the 229th anniversary of the start of the constitutional convention in Philadelphia. A few things have changed since then, from how much people drank to who could vote, to how tall people were.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at the controversy over a Texas-based federal judge who has filed sanctions against Justice Department lawyers.
John Hancock and his signature are two of the best-known elements related to the Declaration of Independence. But how much do you know about the former president of the Continental Congress?