Drafting the Declaration

August 10, 2021 USGOPO 0

A clip from HBO’s John Adams. Thomas Jefferson is generally thought to be the author of the Declaration of Independence, but a committee of five […]

Letter From Birmingham Jail

February 23, 2021 USGOPO 0

Foundational Document. Remember Martin Luther King, Jr. for bringing attention to the racial injustices of the South and for his efforts to press government for […]

Federalist #78

February 9, 2021 USGOPO 0

Foundational Document. Article III defines the judicial branch, or as the Federalists sometimes referred to it, the “Judicial Department.” It defines the powers of the […]

Federalist #70

January 13, 2021 USGOPO 0

Foundational Document. Critics of the proposed Constitution questioned Article II and the creation of the Presidency. A single person, the Antifederalists argued, in charge of […]