National Constitution Center:Jul 31, 2014From now until Constitution Day on September 17, we are sharing fun facts about the signers of the Constitution. Can you guess this Founding Father?
“I was born in the West Indies. I captured the attention of General George Washington during the Revolutionary War, which helped me to advance my career. I played a key role in New York’s ratification of the Constitution, serving as the primary author of what is now known as The Federalist Papers. I later served as the nation's first secretary of the treasury.”
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National Constitution Center:Jul 28, 2014Last month, we announced Signers' Hall would be closed until the fall to accommodate construction for the new George H.W. Bush Gallery that when completed, will host three original documents of freedom, including a copy of the Bill of Rights. Construction on the new exhibition space is proceeding as planned and is on schedule to open the last week in October! #MuseumMonday
On the evening of August 2, 1923, President Warren Harding died in a San Francisco hotel room. Beyond that, the details of the president’s death remained murky for decades amidst rumors of scandal or even worse.