Today marks the anniversary of the deadly duel between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr. What caused the sitting vice president to duel a Founding Father on the cliffs overlooking New York City?
The Pledge of Allegiance to the United States' flag has been part of American life for generations, but not without some constitutional controversy.
In honor of Flag Day, here are 10 fascinating facts about the Stars and Stripes that may surprise you!
Today marks the 90th anniversary of the landmark Olmstead v. United States wiretapping case decided by the Supreme Court, which had a far-reaching impact still felt today.
The Jamestown settlement in Virginia, which officially was started on May 14, 1607, was one of the first European colonies to last in North America for more than a few years, despite severe hardships. Here's a look at 10 earlier efforts from Europeans that didn't fare well.
On National Teacher Day, Constitution Daily looks at 10 Presidents who were teachers in some capacity before they occupied the White House - including one who later married his own teacher.
Today marks the anniversary of an important Supreme Court case that helped to end the Hollywood studio system and fuel a young television industry in the late 1940s.
On May 2, 1972, FBI director J. Edgar Hoover died of heart disease at a Washington hospital, ending his 48-year total control over the federal agency he managed and created. Hoover, a power unto himself, actually started his professional career as a librarian and used those skills to shape the FBI.
Since its establishment on April 24, 1800, the Library of Congress has grown to become the largest library in the world, with more than 155.3 million items in its holdings. Here’s a look at 10 of the most fascinating pieces.
On the 156th anniversary of his birthday, Constitution Daily looks back at the career of Charles Evans Hughes, former Chief Justice and a man who lost the 1916 presidential election by 4,000 votes cast in California.