September 17th is Constitution Day!

Happy Constitution Day!

Constitution Day, also known as Citizenship Day, is the day Americans remember the adoption of the United States Constitution and the people who have become United States citizens.  The first time Constitution Day was celebrated was in Iowa in 1911.  September 17th is the day that the Constitution was signed by our Founding Fathers in Philadelphia in 1787.

Want to learn more?  Click on the links below.

http://www.glencoe.com/sites/common_assets/socialstudies/constitution_day/LAUNCH.html

http://www.constitutionday.com/

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2 thoughts on “September 17th is Constitution Day!

  1. The U.S. Constitution was the document signed by our founding fathers. It was signed on September 17, 1787, by people like Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, and others. From then, September 17 has been known as Constitution Day and has been celebrated since 1911. The Constitution is a document that holds together this nation with order, equality, and justice with the help of the constitutional amendments.

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