Tag: u.s. constitution

  • Bill of Rights, Part Two

    Thursday’s episode ended with 12 proposed amendments to the U.S. Constitution being sent to the states for ratification. What we now know as the First Amendment was actually the third proposed article of the Bill of Rights. The first article dealt with how to determine the size of Congress. Because it was never ratified, the […]

  • Presidential Succession: Who’s Next?

    Today is the 49th anniversary of the ratification of the 25th amendment to the Constitution of the United States. Here are some things you may not have known about presidential succession. Before the 25th amendment was ratified, the U.S. Constitution was unclear regarding presidential succession in cases of death, resignation or inability to serve. The […]