Today we celebrate the anniversary of the 27th Amendment. Here’s what you need to know.
James Madison’s concept of the separation of powers of the national government has always been thought to be a stroke of genius because it guaranteed a good deal of independence of the three major branches so that they could check each other, to prevent tyranny.
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.
As this year’s erratic winter temperatures give way to March and the warmth of spring, Pisces’s malleable nature is thriving.