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History vs. Richard Nixon - Alex Gendler Special thanks to Stanley Kutler. There is plenty more to understand about Richard M. Nixon. Here is a link to the Nixon Library where you can find out about his childhood, family, and post-presidency. Still interested in who Richard Nixon really was and where he came from?

SEO Keyword Graph Visualization Use this free Java application to explore the connections between related websites. Try it now! Enter keywords or a URL, and click 'Graph it!' See Getting Started below for more details. Getting Started Archives.gov: America's Founding Fathers The Founding Fathers Delegates to the Constitutional Convention On February 21, 1787, the Continental Congress resolved that: ...it is expedient that on the second Monday in May next a Convention of delegates who shall have been appointed by the several States be held at Philladelphia for the sole and express purpose of revising the Articles of Confederation... The original states, except Rhode Island, collectively appointed 70 individuals to the Constitutional Convention, but a number did not accept or could not attend. Those who did not attend included Richard Henry Lee, Patrick Henry, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Samuel Adams and, John Hancock. In all, 55 delegates attended the Constitutional Convention sessions, but only 39 actually signed the Constitution.

Secret Money Floods Judicial Elections AP Photo/Wisconsin State Journal, M.P. King, Pool Members of the Wisconsin Supreme Court take their chairs before hearing a case at the state Capitol in Madison, Wisconsin. John Paul Stevens called it right. Dissenting in 2010 from the Supreme Court’s notorious Citizens United ruling to overturn limits on big spending in campaigns, the now-retired Supreme Court justice warned that the decision’s toxic implications would extend beyond ordinary political contests to the elections that fill powerful state supreme court seats. Discomfiting figures from the latest round of state judicial races bear out that grim forecast.

Women's History Month: Six Lesson Plan Resources for Teachers March is Women's History Month, and International Women's Day, March 8th, is also a part of the celebration each year. For educators and students, the month provides a wonderful opportunity to explore and dig deeper into women's contributions, struggles, and triumphs throughout history. A great place to start is the National Women's History project, where students can explore this year's theme, "Working to Form a More Perfect Union: Honoring Women in Public Service and Government." Notes of the Secret Debates of the Federal Convention of 1787 Notes of the Secret Debates of the Federal Convention of 1787, Taken by the Late Hon Robert Yates, Chief Justice of the State of New York, and One of the Delegates from That State to the Said Convention Notes of the Secret Debates of the Federal Convention of 1787, Taken by the Late Hon Robert Yates, Chief Justice of the State of New York, and One of the Delegates from That State to the Said Convention. (1) Robert Yates Convention met pursuant to adjournment.

New Analysis: 2016 Judicial Elections See Secret Money and Heightened Outside Spending Politicized and High-Dollar Races Threaten Fair and Impartial Courts In an election season that has seen an unprecedented blockade of President Obama’s Supreme Court nominee, Merrick Garland, it’s easy to overlook troubling developments for judicial selection at the state court level, where 95 percent of all cases are heard. In total, 39 states hold elections to choose all or some of their judges. This November, 27 states will hold elections for seats on their highest courts.

John Marshall, Marbury v. Madison, and Judicial Review—How the Court Became Supreme Activity 1. What does Article III say? This case is all about the power of the Supreme Court as outlined in the Constitution in relationship to the other two branches. So what does the Constitution say is the job of the Supreme Court?

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