Today’s blog post comes from Jessie Kratz, archives specialist in the Center for Legislative Archives. If you are participating in the 100th anniversary of the parade on Sunday, stop by the National Archives to see the document that finally gave women the right to vote. The 19th Amendment is on display from March 1 to [...]
Posted by Hilary on March 1, 2013, under - Women's Rights, Pennsylvania Avenue, Uncategorized.
Tags: 100th anniversary, 19th amendment, committee hearings, DC Police, guest post, march, parade, Pennsylvania Avenue, Senate, suffrage, voting, voting rights, washington, woman suffrage
Today’s post originally appeared in the 2012 Summer Issue of Prologue magazine, and was written by Archivist of the United States David S. Ferriero. The Electoral College. Established 1787. It isn’t really a college, and the electors aren’t tenured professors. The electors are really voters, and their votes count in a very big way. The [...]
Today’s guest post comes from Miriam Vincent, staff attorney at the Federal Register. The founding fathers established the Electoral College in the Constitution as a compromise between election of the President by a vote in Congress and election of the President by a popular vote of qualified citizens. However, the term “electoral college” does not appear [...]
Posted by Hilary on October 9, 2012, under - Presidents, Federal Register.
Tags: campaigns, Electoral College, federal register, President, Presidential campaign, Presidents, votes, voting