“The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people.” 528 more words
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A perennial question from students, citizens, and politicians is “are we a democracy or a republic?” Usually the questioner is hoping to hear “democracy” if they currently identify as a Democrat or a “republic” if they identify as a Republican. 192 more words
Today’s post is written by Jackie Kilby, Archives Technician at the National Archives at College Park, MD.
After a meeting with President George Washington in Mount Vernon on October 1, 1792, Secretary of State Thomas Jefferson rode off to Alexandria. 713 more words
3 February 2017
Neil Gorsuch: I just want to say, first of all, Jim — can I call you Jim? I’ll call you Jim — that it’s an honor and a privilege to be sitting here with you, strangely and inexplicably — and quite possibly immorally — to talk about something we both take very seriously: the U.S. 1,594 more words