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Apr 16, 2021

The Eighth Amendment to the Bill of Rights is the one that has the prohibition against cruel and unusual punishment. This is what the Eighth Amendment tells us about our protections…

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Apr 15, 2021

The Founding Fathers really wanted to make sure that the common, everyday people of America would have fair and equal legal rights, no matter their wealth or status in society. They wanted everyone on equal footing in the nation’s criminal and civil courts. The seventh amendment deals with civil lawsuits, and how the...


Apr 14, 2021

Georgia has a long history going back millennia with Native Americans, and centuries with European colonists. During that time, it has accumulated quite a bit of its own, uniquely Georgian folklore. Here are some of the highlights of it.
 
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Apr 13, 2021

Margaret Mackall Smith Taylor was the wife of 12th US President Zachary Taylor. While not much is known about her childhood, her decades of marriage to the future president are well-documented and full of adventure. Here is her intriguing story…

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Apr 12, 2021

The Sixth Amendment to the Bill of Rights adds some more legal rights to people who are accused of crimes in the United States. Most of these rights were revolutionary for any country, and even for some countries still today. The Founding Fathers took note of the things they considered legal abuses in England at the...