554. What Was The Boston Tea Party?

In December 1773, the American colonists took a stand against unjust taxation in the first organized political protest leading up to the Revolutionary War.  

366. What is a Militia?

Before America became a country, community safety was left up to its members. This not only kept them safe from every day threats like theft, but helped them organize to defend themselves against the world’s greatest superpower. Here’s a transcript of our conversation: Brittany: Hi, Connor. Connor: Hey, Brittany. Brittany: So the Second Amendment is […]

145. What is the Third Amendment?

The Third Amendment is not the most popular amendment, in fact it is not often spoken about. However, its history and its reason for being included in the Bill of Rights is just as important as all the others. Links: Third Amendment Text Third Amendment History  Anti-Fed Papers  Federalist Papers Here’s a transcript of our […]