The Constitution


What was America's first Constitution called September 13

What was America's first Constitution called
The Articles of Confederation, the first written constitution in the country, was created based on wartime urgency and was largely composed by a body that focused primarily on fighting and w ...

What is a summary of the 14th amendment September 3

What is a summary of the 14th amendment
The first two sections of the 14th amendment revoke the existing practice of counting each slave as three-fifths of a person when calculating a state's representation in Congress. To discour ...

Why is the Tenth Amendment so important September 3

Why is the Tenth Amendment so important
Those who supported the independence of U.S. citizens were hesitant to accept the Constitution when it was first drafted. These skeptics were called antifederalists and included Samuel Adams ...

What was the 21st Amendment September 3

What was the 21st Amendment
Congress passed the 21st Amendment on Feb. 20, 1933, and it was ratified on Dec. 5, 1933. The 18th Amendment is the only amendment that has ever been repealed. The 18th Amendment, ratified o ...

Why is the Third Amendment so important September 3

Why is the Third Amendment so important
The Third Amendment helps to protect the privacy of American citizens and safeguards homes from military intrusion. The Rutherford Institute further notes that the Third Amendment demonstrat ...

Why did the Child Labor Amendment fail September 3

Why did the Child Labor Amendment fail
The first child labor bill was the Keating-Owen bill of 1916 and became the Keating-Owen Act; it was passed by Congress, signed into law by President Woodrow Wilson and ruled unconstitutiona ...
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