Almost all major laws passed by Congress involve compromises to reach the necessary number of votes to pass.
Category: Constitutional Convention
The Democracy Constitution
After many years of finding fault with our founding document, Sandy had the chance to try to correct Framers’ missteps and to update it. So, how did he do it and what does it look like?
Your Turn! How Would You Write a New Constitution?
If you could design the structure of an entire governmental system from the ground up, the way the Framers did, how would you do it?
Why Didn’t the Framers Listen to Abigail Adams?
In the new Code of Laws which I supposed it will be necessary for you to make, I desire you would Remember the Ladies and be more generous and favorable to them than your ancestors.
The King is Dead
Why do we wait roughly eleven weeks between our presidential election on the first Tuesday of November and Inauguration Day on January 20 to switch from the outgoing occupant of the White House to the newcomer?
What Did He Miss?
What parts of founder Alexander Hamilton’s life and work are missing from Lin Manuel-Miranda’s musical?