Trivia: 14th Amendment Certified

On this day in 1868, Secretary of State William H. Seward issued an official proclamation that certified adoption of the 14th Amendment to the Constitution of the United States. This Constitutional amendment gave the former African-American slaves U.S. citizenship, thereby overturning the Dred Scott decision. It also granted due process under the law.

Trivia: National Kindergarten Day

(C) National Day Calendar National Kindergarten Day is observed on the birthday of Friedrich Wilhelm August Fröbel, a German educator. Fröbel realized that children had unique learning needs, and coined the word “kindergarten” as a place to grow and nurture our youngest citizens. Formerly called “infant schools,” the word “kindergarten”, or “garden of children” in … Continue reading Trivia: National Kindergarten Day

Super Tuesday

(C) 2020, JJ Shaun I don’t typically add politics to this space. Still, I feel I would be remiss if I didn’t mention that today is considered “Super Tuesday” in the American political arena. Super Tuesday is the day (or days depending on the election year) that the highest number of American states hold their … Continue reading Super Tuesday