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54:08 History of America following the Revolution. Produced by Forrest Sawyer.
In December 2007 Rubenstein purchased the last privately owned copy of the Magna Carta at Sotheby’s auction house in New York for $21.3 million. He has lent it to the National Archives in Washington D.C. In 2011, Rubenstein gave $13.5 million to the National Archives for a new gallery and visitor’s center. He has purchased..
The National Constitution Center is the first and only museum dedicated to the U.S. Constitution. Through must-see exhibits, timely America’s Town Hall programs, and the engaging educational resources, we inspire active citizenship and bring the Constitution to life for visitors of all ages. Museum Location – Independence Mall 525 Arch Street Philadelphia, PA 19106 215.409.6600..
This website was started as a labor of love of STEPHEN J. J. MOUNT – WILLISTON Vermont resident. It was transferred to another owner prior to Steve being drowned while participating in a Burlington, VT triathalon event. The site has some information in it which supplements information available from the whitehouse.gov site.
AS ESTABLISHED JULY 9, 1793, AND AMENDED THROUGH NOVEMBER 5, 2002
Website originally developed by Stephen J. J. Mount of Burlington VT USA
Text of Constitution with explanations of each section, shown side by side. Charters of Freedom Founding documents of democracy Government
Burlington VT resident who LOVED the Constitution and wanted to share his interest in, and enthusiasm for, it with young and old for a better understanding. He developed the Domain – www.usconstitution.net – Information from his obituary after an unfortunate accidental drowning states: “STEPHEN J. J. MOUNT – WILLISTON – Stephen J. J. Mount, of..
News, Investigative Reporter, Political Analyst and Writer, The Intercept founder Glenn Edward Greenwald (born March 6, 1967) is an American journalist and author, best known for his role in a series of reports published by The Guardian newspaper beginning in June 2013, detailing United States and British global surveillance programs, and based on classified documents..
Following his retirement from the Foreign Service in 2001, Pickering served as Senior Vice President for International Relations at Boeing until 2006. Currently he is serving as independent board member at the world’s biggest pipe company, OAO TMK, in Moscow. At present, he is affiliated with the International Crisis Group and currently serves as its..
Each case provides a link to Wikipedia for more detailed information Marbury v. Madison, 1803 (4-0 decision) Established the Supreme Court’s power of judicial review over Congress. 1. Marbury vs. Madison Section 13 of the Judiciary Act of 1789 is unconstitutional to the extent it purports to enlarge the original jurisdiction of the Supreme Court..
Marian Anderson, contralto, was denied the right to perform at Constitution Hall by the DAR because of her color. Instead, and at the urging of Eleanor Roosevelt, Harold Ickes permitted her to perform at the Lincoln Memorial on April 9, 1939. Racial Prejudice Eleanor Roosevelt DAR
Welcome to THE MAKING OF A NATION — American history in VOA Special English. I’m Shirley Griffith. And I’m Steve Ember. Today history repeats itself. We start our series over again. The last time we were at the beginning was in February of 2003. THE MAKING OF A NATION has a loyal following. In fact,..
Andrea Bocelli – The Lord’s Prayer (Our Father with Lyrics) 4:23 Andy Williams – Moon River (Lyrics) 2:35 Songs – Traditional – He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands 1:31 Songs – Oh My Darlin’ Clementine 3:04 Kate Smith Sings God Bless America, 1930s- By Irving Berlin in 1918 1:57 TAKE MY HAND PRECIOUS..
51:02 Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is an Oceanian country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands. It is the world’s sixth-largest country by total area. Neighbouring countries include Papua New Guinea, Indonesia and East Timor to the north; the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu to the..
SCOTUS Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia visits Uncommon Knowledge for a wide ranging interview including the living constitution, Roe v. Wade, Congress’ relationship to the court, and to discuss his new book Reading Law: The Interpretation of Legal Texts.
According to the current 1993 Constitution of Russia, the President of Russia is not a part of the Government of Russia, which exercises executive power. In all cases where the President of the Russian Federation is unable to fulfill his duties, they shall be temporarily delegated to the Prime Minister, who becomes Acting President of..
The President of the United States is considered one of the world’s most powerful people. The role includes being Commander-in-chief of the world’s most expensive military with the largest nuclear arsenal and leading the nation having the largest economy by real and nominal GDP, described as the world’s only contemporary superpower. The office of the..
The President of the French Republic (French: Président de la République française, French pronunciation: [pʁezidɑ̃ də la ʁepyblik fʁɑ̃sɛz]), is the executive head of state of the French Fifth Republic. The powers, functions and duties of prior presidential offices, and their relation with the first minister and cabinets has over time differed with the various..
The Constitution of Syria allows the President to run for a 7-year term, which can be renewed once as of the 2012 constitution. The conditions required to be a candidate in a presidential election are the following: A candidate must be Muslim A candidate must have the support of no less than 35 members of..