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Government Information: Constitution Day

A good starting point for finding resources in all levels of government: federal, state, city and international.

Constitution Day

In 2004, the U.S. Congress established September 17 as Constitution Day, to commemorate and celebrate the and signing of the Constitution on September 17, 1787, at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia.

One provision of the new law was that colleges and universities around the country should offer educational resources to better understand the Constitution.

National Constitution Center

The U.S. Constitution


The Constitution of the United States—Four pages that created a new government more than 200 years ago—A covenant that continues to shape profoundly the lives of each one of us to this day.

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National Constitution Center podcasts


Listen to constitutional debates conducted by National Constitution Center president Jeffrey Rosen

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