The U.S. marks its Independence Day on July 4, the day in 1776 when founding fathers approved the Declaration of Independence. Download your choice of PDF files of this free poster today!
Americans are bound together by the shared belief that individual liberty is essential to free government.
Democracy is more than just a set of specific government institutions.
Free and fair elections are the cornerstone of any democracy. Elections give citizens a voice in their government in the most fundamental way: by deciding who governs.
The first 13 states of the Union functioned almost as independent countries.
Women’s economic questions are wide-ranging, and the list of policy hurdles to be resolved is long.
On January 20, 2017, America celebrated the inauguration of its 45th president—Donald J. Trump. He gave his inaugural address from the West Front of the U.S. Capitol as has every president since President Reagan in 1981.
Many governments find it difficult to deal with a free press.
A fundamental document of the French Revolution and in the history of human and civil rights.
Hate speech receives full First Amendment protection.
Anyone with an Internet connection can share their thoughts with the world by writing a blog.
Primary elections and caucuses held in each U.S. state are essential to the way that political parties select their presidential candidates.