Jun 14

Join, Or Die: America’s first political cartoon



Posted 10 months, 9 days ago.

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Benjamin Franklin is arguably one of the most fascinating figures in American history. He was an author, printer, satirist, and political cartoon publisher.



Nov 9

What the Framers would say about the new marijuana state laws



Posted 1 year, 5 months ago.

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Amy Feldman looks at the bigger picture about the controversy over new marijuana laws in Washington and Colorado, and how the Founding Fathers would feel about them.



Jul 2

Happy Second of July? The story behind the battle for America’s birthday



Posted 1 year, 9 months ago.

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Here is the story of how the United States almost celebrated Independence Day on July 2nd.



Jun 15

Did the Magna Carta start the American Revolution?



Posted 1 year, 10 months ago.

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Did the American Revolution of 1776 really start on June 15, 1215 when the Magna Carta was signed in England?



Apr 4

The secret life of the Commerce Clause



Posted 2 years, 0 months ago.

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The want of a central authority over commercial affairs was one of the major weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation, and a central animating purpose behind the Constitutional Convention that convened in Philadelphia in the summer of 1787.