On September 17, 1787, the delegates to the Constitutional Convention met for the last time to sign the document they had created. This results in September 17th being celebrated as Constitution Day (also known as Citizenship Day or Constitution Day and Citizenship Day)
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For more information on Constitution Day, we have provided some further resources below:
- The Department’s Federal Resources for Excellence in Education (FREE) offers more than 25 resources from various federal agencies at: https://www2.ed.gov/free/features/constitution-day.html
- The National Archives web site provides Constitution Day activities and materials. http://www.archives.gov/education/lessons/constitution-day/ and http://www.archives.gov/education/lessons/constitution-workshop/
- The Library of Congress American Memory site provides numerous resources on the Constitution. These two links provide access: http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/amlaw/lawhome.html and http://thomas.loc.gov/teachers/constitution.html
- The National Endowment for the Humanities provides content on the Constitution through the EDSITEMENT web site: http://edsitement.neh.gov/constitution-day
- The Office of Personnel Management has put relevant materials on its Web site at http://opm.gov/constitution_initiative.
- The U.S. Senate has posted material from the Legislative Branch: http://www.senate.gov/artandhistory/history/common/generic/ConstitutionDay.htm
- The Census Bureau's Statistics in Schools (SIS) program offers many activities to highlight the day at https://www.census.gov/programs-surveys/sis/resources/constitution-day.html
- C-SPAN hosted a discussion, "Constitutional Role of Judges: An Exchange Between Justice Breyer and Justice Scalia"