An Historic New Statue at the U.S. Capitol
National Statuary Hall Collection in the U.S. Capitol
27 Oct
2021
Written by Valerie Cumming

An Historic New Statue at the U.S. Capitol »

Mary McLeod Bethune was an educator and civil rights activist. And now, she will be commemorated with an historic statue at the U.S. Read more…

Run for Office . . . With an App
The company in charge of Snapchat is trying to use its app to encourage young politicians.
20 Oct
2021
Written by Valerie Cumming

Run for Office . . . With an App »

Have you ever thought about running for political office someday? There are fewer young people who serve as elected officials. As of a Read more…

Voting by Phone
Would you vote by mobile phone using the internet?
12 Oct
2021
Written by Valerie Cumming

Voting by Phone »

In July 2021, Amazon founder and multi-billionaire Jeff Bezos made news for self-funding an eleven-minute trip into outer space. That trip cost Bezos Read more…

Obama Breaks Ground on Presidential Library
Former President Obama has begun work constructing his Presidential Library.
6 Oct
2021
Written by Valerie Cumming

Obama Breaks Ground on Presidential Library »

Last week, former president Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama broke ground on the Obama Presidential Center in Chicago. The Obamas Read more…

States Attempt New Voting Rights Laws
Credit: ©Hill Street Studios/Blend Images LLC/Glow Images ; one of the most basic needs for voting is having proper identification. This protects against voter fraud.
29 Sep
2021
Written by Valerie Cumming

States Attempt New Voting Rights Laws »

In order to vote, you first need to become a registered voter. In some states, you must register yourself, a certain number of Read more…

Jill Biden’s Job Outside the White House
16 Sep
2021
Written by Valerie Cumming

Jill Biden’s Job Outside the White House »

What is the formal role of the First Lady of the United States? Traditionally, the First Lady hosted events and provided support  to Read more…

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