On June 4, 1787, delegates at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia considered the scope of the presidential veto power.
Prevailing wisdom holds that the United States had to use the bomb in order to save countless thousands of lives that the planned invasion would have cost. Yet Japan was ready to surrender many months earlier. So why was the bomb used?
Almost since America’s founding, immigration has raised controversy. Though it has largely proven to be beneficial, there are real, legitimate concerns — especially now.
On November 16, 1798, Governor James Garrard of Kentucky signed into law the Kentucky Resolution of 1798, Thomas Jefferson's seminal restatement of the proper relationship between states and the federal government.
August 19, 2015 marked the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the German U-boat U-27 by the British Q-ship HMS Baralong — an infamous and barbaric act in which the British completely disregarded the Cruiser Rules of warfare.