CATEGORY: U.S. Constitution
The Strange Saga of the 27th Amendment
May 5, 2017

It was first proposed in 1789, but it took 200 years and a campaign by a Texas university student before it was finally ratified. Read More

After Pearl Harbor: The Secret Plan to Hide America’s Iconic Documents
December 2, 2016

After the attack on Pearl Harbor, the U.S. government undertook a secret operation to hide the Constitution, Declaration of Independence and other treasured American artifacts. Read More

How Shays’ Rebellion Changed America
August 26, 2016

Get the story behind the uprising that propelled the Constitutional Convention to form a stronger national government. Read More

7 Things You May Not Know About the Constitutional Convention
September 17, 2012

Explore seven surprising facts about the framers and the Constitutional Convention. Read More