Tennesseans came in just under the national average, with 38 percent of respondents receiving a passing grade of at least six in 10 questions answered correctly.
The name Tennessee once applied only to a county, one of six that made up the area now a state — but then just a section of North Carolina.
The 16th Amendment to the United States Constitution, ratified in 1913, gave Congress the right to impose a tax on income. But it wasn’t the first time American citizens had paid an income tax.
The president's State of the Union address to Congress has been in the news more so than usual this year, owing to the government shutdown and questions over when, where and if it would be delivered in person. There have been 95 total in-person addresses from 1790 to 2018.
Tennessee is divided into thirty-one judicial districts each with judges, district attorneys and public defenders to administer the criminal justice system.
Many Americans might be familiar with the filibuster conducted by Jimmy Stewart, playing Sen. Jefferson Smith in Frank Capra’s classic film “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington,” but there have been some famous filibusters in the real-life Senate as well.
The Speaker of the House is by law second in line to succeed the President, after the Vice President, and the 25th Amendment makes the Speaker a part of the process announcing presidential disability.
With the southern border in the news nearly every day, do you really know much about the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency?
President George Washington developed the Cabinet system by asking the heads of the existing three executive departments and the Attorney General to meet with him on a regular basis to discuss issues of importance and to report on their department's work.
Kingsport, Bristol and Bluff City each have city elections coming up in 2019. The eligibility guidelines vary, depending on each city’s charter.
Did our nation’s founders really consider the royal-sounding “His Highness” when deciding what to call the president of the United States?
The speaker acts as leader of the House and combines several institutional and administrative roles and is by law second in line to succeed the President, after the Vice President.
The Constitution says that if you’re born in the United States, you are a U.S. citizen. President Donald Trump said in a recent interview he plans to sign an executive order ending birthright citizenship for babies of non-citizens born on U.S. soil.
In 1787 delegates to the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia established equal representation in the Senate and proportional representation in the House of Representatives.
You’ve probably heard of the two partisan candidates, but did you know in all there are 28 people running for governor of Tennessee on the November 6 ballot?