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From hero to traitor: Benedict Arnold’s day of infamy

September 21, 2018 By NCC Staff

On September 21, 1780, Revolutionary War hero Benedict Arnold turned his back on his country in a secret meeting with a top British official. So how did Arnold, with his patriot’s pedigree, become the most-hated man in America?

Podcast: Should Chevron Be Overturned?

September 20, 2018 By NCC Staff

This debate over the resolution “Should Chevron be overturned?” was recorded live in New York City at the Federal Bar Association’s 2018 annual convention.

Five lessons we can learn from George Washington’s Farewell Address

September 19, 2018 By Scott Bomboy

On September 19, 1796, a Philadelphia newspaper published one of the greatest documents in American history: George Washington’s Farewell Address.

On this day, the Constitution was signed in Philadelphia

September 17, 2018 By NCC Staff

On September 17, 1787, a group of men gathered in a closed meeting room to sign the greatest vision of human freedom in history, the U.S. Constitution. And it was Benjamin Franklin who made the motion to sign the document in his last great speech.

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We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.

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