The Declaration of Independence was the first ever document to cement equality into the founding principles of a nation. It helped to bring the colonies together during a national crisis, but it was by no means perfect.
Exploring America’s history and how it impacts today’s society – from the Founding Mothers to what marijuana tells us about States’ rights
We all know what the US Constitution is – but do you know it’s origins story? Let’s delve into history and discover more about the most document in US history.
Did you know that George Washington didn’t want to become the first US President? Despite his reluctance, he set many precedents which remain pillars of the office today.
What is an act of courage? For Autherine Lucy and Pollie Anne Myers, trying to get an education was an act of courage in itself.
An introduction to Thurgood Marshall and his relationship with The NAACP Legal Defense Fund.
What did the Founding Fathers really think of slavery? And how did that impact the laws they created?
With the first shots of the American Revolution, they downed tools and ran to help in the fight for independence. This is the story of the ordinary people who helped found a nation.
How restrictive covenants – agreements to not sell homes to people of certain races – were challenged by JD and Ethel Shelley.
Ethel and Julius Rosenberg – the first US citizens to be convicted and executed for sharing government secrets during peacetime.
Of the three branches that make up the Federal Government, it’s arguably the judiciary – the courts system – that has the greatest impact upon our lives.