Until 1971, Americans couldn’t vote until they were twenty-one years old. The Twenty-sixth Amendment lowered the age to eighteen. But, why not, say, sixteen? Or, even younger?
We’d like to recap the 25th Amendment here to explain how it works—and why it very likely doesn’t.
States differ a lot in regard to their requirements, if any, for civics education and whether kids even learn about the Constitution.
The final Blog-a-Fault-Line contest winner! High Schooler Gabriel Quiroga discusses presidential pardons.
The second of the Blog-a-Fault-Line contest winners! High Schooler Alexander Kosyakov discusses constitutional crisis.
The first of the Blog-a-Fault-Line contest winners! High Schooler Boris Ardemasov discusses the Constitution’s failure to address slavery.