Mar 16

The Islam hearings: What would James Madison do?

Posted 3 years, 1 month ago.


What would Madison have thought of the hearings on radical Islam in Congress?

Feb 14

Peg legs, 15-year-old mistresses and $1000 bribes: 5 surprising stories about the love lives of our Founding Fathers

Posted 3 years, 2 months ago.


Staff member Mark Kehres takes you on a tour of the Center’s Signers’ Hall Exhibition, letting you in on some of the delegates’ spiciest secrets.

Dec 21

The census results are in!

Posted 3 years, 4 months ago.


Every 10 years, Congress gets reconfigured by a Census. Did your state win or lose?

Dec 15

Happy birthday, Bill of Rights. Who’s your daddy?

Posted 3 years, 4 months ago.


December 15 is the 219th birthday of the Bill of Rights, but don’t be embarrassed if you didn’t remember. Even back in 1791, when the first 10 amendments were added to the Constitution, no one threw a party. It’s not as if the first Americans were reluctant to celebrate. From the beginning, Independence Day was… [Continue Reading]