Bart Roberts pirate

The Pirate Creed

Examining the 18th-century social contract of Captain Bartholomew Roberts and his men shows just how organized and codified pirate societies could be.

When FDR Tried to Pack the Courts

Pushing New Deal legislation, FDR proposed that extra justices should be added to the Supreme Court, one for every sitting justice over the age of seventy.
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The Rise and Fall of the Blog

A quick Google search will yield suggested results, 'are blogs still relevant 2016', 'are blogs still relevant 2017'' 'is blogging dead'.
Constitutional Convention, 1787

Electoral College 101

They don't campaign and very few know who they are, but you'll be voting for them this November: introducing the Electors. Again.
Terrorism definition

How Do You Define Terrorism?

The definition of terrorism, which has been with us for a long time, is being debated domestically and internationally.

The Divisive Euro

In 1997, an economist looked at divided opinions about the Euro years before the currency was introduced.