History of the Bill of Rights

On November 15, 1777 the Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union was approved by the Continental Congress. This edict (though “perpetual” in name) would last only twelve years, to be replaced by the Constitution after it became heartily apparent that the Articles would ensure America’s doom should they be perpetuated. Purposeful in its design, the … Continue reading History of the Bill of Rights

Presidents’ Day Research Guide

Today's post comes from Reagan Library Education Department staffer Brett Robert. Four Presidents Together: President Reagan made some remarks at the Diplomatic Entrance of the White House prior to the departure of three former Presidents, Nixon, Ford and Carter, for Egypt and President Anwar Sadat's Funeral.  October 8, 1981.  (C4361-12A) With President's Day coming up on … Continue reading Presidents’ Day Research Guide