Learn More About Gouverneur Morris eLesson

April 30th, 2013 by

Learn More About Gouverneur Morris eLesson Our latest eLesson is now available.  Sign up to have our eLessons emailed directly to you! Though James Madison has been given the title, “Father of the Constitution,” a case could be made that Gouverneur Morris was second in importance only to the Virginian in shaping the final version Read more…

Tax Day and the 16th Amendment

April 15th, 2013 by

Tax Day and the 16th Amendment Happy Tax Day! The celebratory tone might be a bit out of place, but from a constitutional perspective tax day, and the 16th Amendment which created it, are fascinating examples of politics in action. The 16th Amendment, which authorized the Federal Government to levy an income tax, was passed on Read more…