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Profile America: House Rules

Profile America: House Rules

Friday, February 9th. On this date in 1825, our most unusual presidential election was held; with the winner receiving just 13 votes to the runner-up’s seven, and four to the third-place finisher. The election held in November 1824 saw only […]

by · February 9, 2018 · Government, Profile America
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Profile America: Women’s Suffrage

Wednesday, January 10th. Legislation to grant women the right to vote was first introduced on this date in 1878 when a California senator proposed the necessary constitutional amendment. It was buried in committee for years and defeated when finally put […]

by · January 10, 2018 · Profile America, Voting Rights, Women

Profile America: Youth Is Served

In 1972, the 26th amendment to the Constitution became law effective July 1, lowering the age requirement for voting in national elections from 21 to 18 years old.

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Profile America: House Rules

On this date in 1825, our most unusual presidential election was held; with the winner receiving just 13 votes to the runner-up’s seven, and four to the third-place finisher.

by · February 9, 2016 · Profile America
Profile America: First State of the Union

Profile America: First State of the Union

The First State of the Union Profile America — Monday, January 4th. In early January 1790, President George Washington addressed a joint session of Congress to deliver the first State of the Union report, as called for the in the […]

by · January 4, 2016 · Profile America