Celebrate U.S. Constitution Day and Citizenship Day
We the people
of the United States, in order to form a more
perfect union, establish justice, insure
domestic tranquility, provide for the
common defense, promote the general
welfare, and secure the blessings of liberty
to ourselves and our posterity, do ordain
and establish this Constitution for the
United States of America...
In 1787, a handful of Americans signed a historic document that helped organize a structured government for the United States and recognized the rights of its citizens. This national holiday celebrates the most important document in the history of the United States-its Constitution. Learn more about this crucial turning point in American history.
Constitution Day commemorates the formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution by thirty-nine brave men on September 17, 1787, recognizing all who, are born in the U.S. or by naturalization, have become citizens.
Constitution Day by Robin Nelson.
A brief introduction to the history and observations associated with Constitution Day.
The U. S. Constitution, Bill of Rights, and a New Nation Steven Otfinoski.
Describes the outcome of the Revolutionary War, including the U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights.
The United States Constitution by Liz Sonneborn.
Learn about the United States Constitution, one of the most significant documents in U.S. history. Find out about those who were involved in its creation and why studying this primary source is so important.