The Constitution of the United States – Related Materials

The United States Constitution and The Declaration of Independence Pocket Constitution – Related Materials /   Antonin Scalia – On American Exceptionalism   The Theory of Moral Sentiments, by Adam Smith (1759) Founders Online – National Archives – IV. A Proclamation by the General Court, 19 January 1776 – George Washington’s Farewell Address, … Read more

Christmas Day, 1776

On Christmas Day, 1776, George Washington led the Continental army across the Delaware River to attack the Hessian mercenaries at Trenton. Washington Crossing the Delaware by Emanuel Leutze, 1851 (The Metropolitan Museum of Art) Washington’s plan was to cross the river at night, march to the nearby town of Trenton, New Jersey, and attack the … Read more

President of the United States / State of the Union (

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms President of the United States / State of the Union