"The most obvious constitutional result of the Civil War was the adoption of three landmark constitutional amendments. The 13th ended slavery forever in the United States, while the 14th made all persons born in the United States (including the former slaves) citizens of the nation and prohibited the states from denying anyone the privileges and [...]
Joe Foss Institute presenters, all Veterans, spent this past Memorial Day with Abilene, Texas, students sharing the real meaning behind the day and important lessons on the Founding Documents, as well as their stories of service. Thanks to all our Veterans for participating and to the Abilene Independent School District. See you next year! Watch [...]
"A lot of kids don’t really take our American democracy classes seriously when they probably should, because it's important to be informed Americans, especially about politics," Martinez said. Martinez is preparing to study court law at UW -- a dream he knows not everyone has, but a knowledge of government he hopes all students will [...]
for your youth group or Scouting Troop this summer? Have one of JFI's trained Veteran speakers join you. Our Veterans will speak about their experiences, while also delivering educational material on the Flag and our country's Founding Documents. Book a Veteran "living history" presentation today.
Did you know today is Law Day? Since 1958, Law Day has served to highlight light the way the rule of law and the legal process contribute to the freedoms all Americans enjoy. It also presents an opportunity to recognize the role of the courts in democracy, as well as the importance of jury service. [...]