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Is West Virginia Constitutional?

Today’s post comes from National Archives Office of Strategy and Communications staff writer Rob Crotty. On the creation of new states, the Constitution is pretty clear. Article IV, Section 3, reads that “no new States shall be formed or erected … Continue reading

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The Peace Corps’ not-so-peaceful roots

Today’s post comes from National Archives Office of Strategy and Communications staff writer Rob Crotty. It was 49 years ago today that President John F. Kennedy put pen to paper and established the Peace Corps.¬†It was¬†authorized by Public Law 87-293, … Continue reading

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