This day in history… another Roosevelt?

Our friends at the National Constitution Center posed another interesting question. What if another Roosevelt was on the upcoming ticket instead? Read about it here.

For National Trivia Day: 10 Founding Fathers tidbits

Can you handle the truth about the Founders and the Constitution? From the vault of our Constitution Daily blog, here are 10 factoids that will impress your constitutionally minded and history loving friends! 1. Were [...]

On this day in 1810,

the abolitionist Cassius Marcellus Clay was born. Clay, son of Kentucky slave-owners, was inspired by abolitionist William Lloyd Garrison to launch a lifelong crusade to end slavery. After graduating from Yale University, Clay returned to [...]

Fannie Lou Hamer risked her life to vote

On this day in 1917, the Mississippi civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer was born. Hamer was the granddaughter of a slave and the youngest of twenty children born to Mississippi sharecroppers. She began picking [...]

Looking at 10 great speeches in American History

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have A Dream” speech certainly ranks highly in the pantheon of public speaking. Here is a look at the Dream speech and other addresses that moved people – and [...]

Happy Birthday 19th Amendment

Today, we celebrate the anniversary of the 19th Amendment (ratified on August 18, 1920). Here’s what you need to know:   The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied [...]