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Happy birthday, 11th Amendment

February 7, 2013 By Holly Munson

Today we celebrate the anniversary of the 11th Amendment (ratified February 7, 1795). Here’s what you need to know.

Happy birthday, Bill of Rights!

December 15, 2012 By Holly Munson

Today we celebrate the anniversary of the first 10 amendments, known as the Bill of Rights (ratified December 15, 1791). Here’s what you need to know!

Happy birthday, 21st Amendment!

December 5, 2012 By Holly Munson

Today we celebrate the anniversary of the 21st Amendment (ratified December 5, 1933). Here’s what you need to know!

An Electoral College tie, explained

November 5, 2012 By Holly Munson

It may seem like a long shot, but the highly anticipated presidential contest between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump could go to overtime after Tuesday, November 8 if the candidates each have 269 votes in the Electoral College.tion’s potential adventures—or misadventures.

How to make a state? Three ways to redraw the U.S.A.

August 21, 2012 By Holly Munson

This month, a group of residents of Pima County, Arizona, launched a campaign to break away from Arizona and become the fifty-first state. What are the odds it succeeds?

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