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Presidents keep on working on the national holiday that many U.S. citizens have off.
Ratified in 1788, the Constitution of the United States of America contained a specific requirement for the nation’s first president, George Washington, and all others who followed. Article II, Section 3, Clause 1 mandated then, as it does to this day, that the president “shall, from time to time give to the Congress Information on […]
As unheralded days that defined America go, none might have been as important as June 14 through June 18, 1775. Why? Because on June 14 of that year, the Continental Congress created the Continental Army. A day later, on June 15, the Congress voted unanimously to appoint George Washington to lead the Army. On June […]