Essay Contest for High School Students

Attention, High School teachers! The Bill of Rights Institute is holding a scholarship essay contest…

Frederick Douglass Speaks to Civil Rights Mass Meeting

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, a milestone in building…

Lincoln’s Notes on Slavery

One hundred and fifty years ago, Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation. But only five years…

The Founding of the First National Anti-Slavery Organization

The American Anti-Slavery society was founded in Philadelphia 180 years ago, in December of 1833.…

Andrew Jackson Vetoes Re-Chartering the Bank of the United States

For those working through a survey of American history and reaching the Jacksonian era, we…

Regional Views of the War of 1812

The War of 1812 can be understood as a conflict in which the United States…