Beneath the ornate Capitol Rotunda is a drafty crypt with 40 Doric columns, a dozen statues, and zero human remains.
There are many weird ways to die. But Gouverneur Morris’s DIY whale-bone catheter might take the cake.
The three branches of the U.S. federal government—executive, legislative, and judicial—keep each other in line through a system of "checks and balances." What roles do each play? And who puts the brakes on the POTUS?
The Constitution never specified a number of Supreme Court justices, and it’s fluctuated quite a lot over the years.
Here’s the history behind the four-year limit, plus answers to all your other questions about presidential terms.
When Benjamin Franklin died in 1790, he left a small sum of money to the cities of Boston and Philadelphia with one condition: That they not spend it in full for 200 years.
After you watch ‘Hamilton’ on Disney+, Lin-Manuel Miranda and the rest of the cast will help you understand it.