It’s January 1920, and in America it’s about to get a lot harder to get a drink. The Volstead Act has come into force, making it illegal to sell alcohol across the United States. But the ban on drink would not be easy to enforce – it’s prohibition. Hi, I’m Jesse Alexander and welcome to…Read More The United States Goes Dry – Alcohol Prohibition I THE GREAT WAR
Hello, I’m Daven Hiskey, you’re watching the TodayIFoundOut YouTube channel. In the video today, we’re looking at why the U.S. uses the electoral system, rather than allowing general citizens to vote on the Presidency. On December 13, 2000, Vice President Al Gore conceded the presidential election to Governor Bush. A day earlier, a lengthy and…Read More Why Does the United States Use the Electoral College and Not a Popular Vote to Decide the President?
[L] The second half of the Seventies, the beginnings of KOR, you sign a letter regarding the Constitution. A letter regarding the Constitution. Well, how could you not sign it? [L] Many people didn’t. But if a little boy came to you, tiny, frozen saying, ‘Please, sir, I’ve got a letter here, could you sign…Read More Marek Edelman – Signing of the letter regarding the Constitution (44/145)
JUDY WOODRUFF: In the day’s other news: President Trump signed phase one of a long-awaited trade agreement with China. Beijing pledged to increase its purchases of U.S. farm products and other goods. But U.S. tariffs on $360 billion in Chinese imports will remain in place for now, as the trade negotiations enter their second phase.…Read More News Wrap: Virginia becomes 38th state to ratify Equal Rights Amendment
Coming to the United States is something that can be easily denied. Immigration and travel to the United States is a topic in general dominated by one political issue: Latin American immigration from the southern border. Which is a large porous border that cannot always be universally guarded every inch of the way. Consequently allowing…Read More How Conservatives Prostitute themselves to White Nationalists
Class 12 History Part 3 Chapter 15 Framing the Constitution The Beginning of a New Era Hindi Video Part-2Read More Class 12 History Part 3 Chapter 15 Framing the Constitution The Beginning of a New Era Hindi Video
Hey, Cypher here. So, I’m sure you guys have heard someone spouting off about what the founding fathers intended or whatever kind of rhetoric you want. Now, guessing anyone’s future intent about 200-some-odd years after that supposed intent is foolish enough, but let’s divest the squabble entirely. Today, I’m going to show you that the…Read More Constitutional Ideology – the philosophy behind it
While the phrase never appears in the constitution – it’s interpreted from two clauses in the first amendment. Separation of Church and State. It actually comes from a letter written by Thomas Jefferson where he describes a metaphorical wall between the two. So let’s talk about what it was, what it became, and what some…Read More Jefferson’s Wall: Church and State