In essays, Rakove has explored Madison’s conception of the Senate and of majority rule, as expressed in debates at the time.
Founding Fathers articles on Democracy Chronicles
The Founding Fathers were political leaders and statesmen who participated in the American Revolution by signing the Declaration of Independence and establishing the Constitution. Also see our articles on revolutionary Thomas Paine.
The services marketed by social media firm Voyager raise concerns about how the use of such products by police threatens rights.
Vice President Kamala Harris became the acting President for 85 minutes as President Joe Biden underwent medical procedures Friday.
Juneteenth is a reminder that we must never give up no matter how tough or trying the times. This year, it is especially important that we all speak up.
The framers would have backed sweeping national election reforms. Madison argued Congress should check states on voting laws.
America’s constitution, the separation of powers and federalism are why American democracy is one of the most resilient in the world.
Michael Berkman and Michael Nelson discuss the constitutional framework for impeachment and what the Framers had in mind when they set it up. They also discuss how impeachment is a unique cooperation between the three branches.
Disability Party believes the Constitution needs to be amended to reform some major problems with the federal courts and federal judges. These problems are being used to block disability rights.
National Organization for Women celebrated Susan B. Anthony’s birthday (February 15, 1820) on President’s Day in honor of this advocate of equal rights.
Lawsuit is seeking to reverse the administration’s decision to add a question about citizenship to the census questionnaire for the first time in history.