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Articles by Jeff Charles

Has the Presidency Become Too Powerful?

The president of the United States has the most significant job in the federal government, leading the executive branch. The… Read More

The War on Terror Comes to an End – But What Was It?

President Joe Biden is now withdrawing U.S. troops from Afghanistan. It will be the end of a war that lasted… Read More

Juneteenth: A Celebration of Freedom

Juneteenth, which is a mixture of June and nineteenth, commemorates the day the last American slaves were freed after the… Read More

The Suez Crisis: Three Countries Fought Over a Canal

The Suez crisis, which occurred in 1956, was an important incident in the Cold War. It was one of several… Read More

The Spanish-American War and the Media’s Instigation

The press has a lot of influence over the United States. In fact, the media exercises so much sway over… Read More

Yellow Journalism: A Legacy of Sensationalism

Journalism is supposed to be one of the most honorable professions. In fact, the First Amendment of the United States… Read More

The Sixth Amendment: A Person’s Rights in Court

The Sixth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution protects important rights for people who are accused of committing a crime. Like… Read More

Jim Crow: Racial Inequality by Law

After the American Civil War ended and slavery was abolished, black Americans were finally able to live without being forced… Read More

Thurgood Marshall: A Civil Rights Icon

Thurgood Marshall made history as the first African American to join the U.S. Supreme Court – and by spending a… Read More

Bay Of Pigs: The CIA’s Failed Plan to Oust Castro

The Bay of Pigs invasion remains one of the darkest marks on American foreign policy. The failed military action damaged… Read More

The Fifth Amendment: Guaranteeing the Rights of the Accused

The Fifth Amendment is one of the most important parts of the U.S. Constitution. It was established to protect people… Read More

Sen. Edward Brooke: A Role Model for Young African Americans

Senator Edward W. Brooke is an icon in black history, especially when it comes to the U.S. federal government. He… Read More