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Four Key Components of the Electoral College

Four Key Components of the Electoral College

Part of the American election process is the Electoral College. While voters across the 50 states have a majority of the influence over selecting the President of the United States, the Electoral College serves an important role in appointing a new leader. This blog...
How Amendments are Added to the Constitution

How Amendments are Added to the Constitution

As of 2019, the United States has established twenty-seven amendments. These amendments are additions to the baseline set forth by the Constitution, regulating federal law and its impact on American citizens. While the first ten amendments were passed alongside the...
The Interesting History Behind Checks and Balances

The Interesting History Behind Checks and Balances

Although the term “checks and balances” is thrown around quite frequently in government, not many people know how it all started. To ensure that one branch of government wouldn’t become too powerful, checks and balances system was developed. The U.S. government is...
Some Facts You May Not Know About the Supreme Court

Some Facts You May Not Know About the Supreme Court

Just how did the Supreme Court form? How did it gain its power? The Supreme Court started in 1789 when the three articles of the constitution formed the development of a high-level court with lower level courts representing the legal system in its place. The Judiciary...