Commander-in-Chief: U.S. Presidents and their Executive Power

Today's post was written by Alexis Hill, Assistant Registrar in the Exhibits Division at the National Archives in College Park, Maryland How has a Commander-in-Chief used his executive power to help shape a diverse nation? ¬†With the stroke of a pen, he has used this power to command, appoint, veto, remove, and pardon. This year, … Continue reading Commander-in-Chief: U.S. Presidents and their Executive Power

An Act to Establish the National Museum of African American History and Culture

Today's post is by Netisha Currie, Archives Specialist at the National Archives in College Park, MD. Throughout this month until November 9th the National Archives will display the act from 2003 that established the National Museum for African American History and Culture (NMAAHC), opening this weekend on September 24th. The¬†Pieces of History blog wrote a … Continue reading An Act to Establish the National Museum of African American History and Culture