In the early years of the United States, several American presidents were in favour of public health inoculation and vaccination strategies.
Three approaches were debated during the Constitutional Convention -- election by Congress, selection by state legislatures and a popular election, though that was restricted to white landowning men.
Taking oath is an important tradition before assuming charge of a public office. It entails a commitment to the future. What is the history of oath-taking?
Trump's backers say he is shielded from removal as no criminal offense took place. But this view may be at odds with the original intent of the impeachment clause.
When the founders wrote the Constitution, they had to devise a punishment fitting for a civil servant's impeachment. One possible punishment: banishment from the community.
Hillary Clinton got the most individual votes from US citizens in 2016, but Donald Trump won the most electoral votes.
A little-known provision of the Constitution might allow Trump to be reelected president in 2020 even if he is removed from office through the impeachment process.
The Framers of the Constitution knew their history, and sought to learn from it – and only to repeat the parts they liked.
Arguments over Trump's tariffs and trade wars are just the latest salvo in a heated debate that has raged since the dawn of the American republic.
Amid all the Mueller report uncertainty, one thing is clear: Donald Trump did some wildly improper things to win the presidency. So did Thomas Jefferson, Andrew Jackson, JFK and George W. Bush.