Sarah Stook provides some fun, and not-so-fun, facts on this Presidents’ Day, when America honors its presidents.
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Let’s learn about the incredible women who were married to future Presidents but who never got to play the coveted role of First Lady.
The political party factions of the United States are numerous, and understanding them can help predict future trends in American politics
From 1947 onwards, a member of America’s famous Kennedy family has been sworn in as an elected official. In 2021, there will likely be none.
The issue of civil rights, unlike slavery and female suffrage, is one that has not yet been truly settled in the United States.
As support for women’s suffrage grew, American Presidents began to hold more favorable positions on the subject, with several openly supporting it.
Nearly all the early presidents had ties to slavery, with a select few opposing the institution. Even some who spoke of emancipation held slaves.
Sarah Stook explains the factors that have traditionally factored into how a Presidential nominee chooses their Vice President.
Sir Keir Starmer and MP Angela Rayner, aligned with the soft left, were elected Leader and Deputy Leader in April’s Labour leadership election.
Johnson kept his pre-election cabinet, but promised it would change after Brexit. Today, it was that day. Politicos around the country were glued to TV and computer screens as cameras broadcasted Downing Street. Everyone wanted to see who came and went, a great indicator of change.