Memorial Day takes place every year on the last Monday of May to honor and remember members of the armed forces who fought and died for the United States.
Exploring America’s history and how it impacts today’s society – from the Founding Mothers to what marijuana tells us about States’ rights
What is the Department of Justice?
Established in 1870, the Department of Justice not only provides legal advice to the US government, it also ensures the fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans.
What are Unalienable Rights?
What are unalienable rights and why are they so important? In this video, we explore why Thomas Jefferson included them for the first time in the Declaration of Independence.
What is a Congressional Whip?
A Congressional Whip works with the party’s leadership in Congress to make sure everyone follows the agenda and votes together. They’re the muscle – the enforcer in a smart suit.
What is the Oath of Office?
Promises might just seem like words, but in the legal system and government, they’re crucial. Oath of Office is part of a tradition that dates back hundreds of years.
Who was George Washington?
The story of George Washington’s life and legacy as father of our country.
What is the Secret Service?
They’re the shadowy agents who keep the President safe – but what is the Secret Service and why was it formed?
What is the State of the Union Address?
The annual State of the Union Address is the only speech that the President delivers in person to the public and all three branches of government at the same time.
What is The Pledge of Allegiance?
All across the United States, its citizens regularly stand, with hands on heart, to make the Pledge of Allegiance. But what is it, what does it mean and why is it so important?
Robber Barons or Captains of Industry?
The Gilded Age was a period of unprecedented industrial and economic growth in the United States – but were the men at the helm captains of industry or robber barons out for their own?