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Nov 25, 2021

The Twenty-Fifth Amendment is the amendment that tells how the office of the President of the United States is to be handled if the President dies or is disabled while in office. It also gives the procedure for filling the office of Vice-President if it becomes vacant. This is what you need to know about this...


Nov 22, 2021

The Twenty-Fourth Amendment to the US Constitution made the use of the poll tax as a requirement to register to vote unconstitutional. After the Civil War, many of the southern states enacted poll taxes to prevent African-Americans from voting, as they knew most of them were lower income and would not be able to pay the...


Nov 19, 2021

The female-line DNA is called mtDNA, and it is one type of DNA that you can choose to be tested to find out more about the female line of your family. Women give a copy of their mtDNA to both their daughters and sons, but only the daughters can hand it down to the next generation. This is what you need to know about...


Nov 15, 2021

If you are interested in doing DNA research, there are several different types you can have done. This article discusses Y-DNA, which allows you to follow your direct male-line ancestors back into history. This is what Y-DNA is, and what you can do with it in your research.

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Nov 12, 2021

The Twenty-Third Amendment gives the citizens of Washington, D.C. the right to vote in US Presidential elections, and also gives the city its own slate of electors in the Electoral College. This is what the amendment says, why it was needed, and what it does not provide to Washington, D.C. and its citizens.

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