Fault Lines in the Constitution deals with two possible national emergencies—a foreign war and a pandemic. The situations can become even worse because of problems in our Constitution.
The Constitution doesn’t cover all of the rights that some people believe are necessary in the twenty-first century. For example, the Constitution does not provide young people with the right to get an education.
As the boss of the White House, the president can also choose and replace the people who work there, from the travel agents to the press secretary.
We thought we’d give you some guidelines on how to follow the dots backward from current events to fault lines in our country’s founding document. Here are steps you can take to understand the connections and help you prep for the contest
Forty-eight of the fifty states limit or completely deprive felons of the right to vote.
Adela Pons, who immigrated to the United States from Venezuela, chattered excitedly with her friends and co-workers on July 16, 2017. That was the day she was finally able to vote against the policies of Venezuela’s president, Nicolás Maduro.