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Constitution Day

Start your own law office, defend your clients' rights, and brush up on your constitutional knowledge in this fast-paced game. Do I Have a Right? introduces students to constitutional law. FIND OUT MORE »

Learning Resources

Learn about the Constitution and its interpretation

engraving and watercolor, The looking glass for 1787, 1787,  Amos Doolittle, LOC

Engage your students in historical thinking with this interactive site on the [...] »

Detail, homepage

Was Japanese American internment constitutional? Explore the Japanese American [...] »

Print, [Britannia toe] Amer[eye]ca , May 6, 1778, M. Darly, Library of Congress

Even the Founding Fathers wrote rough drafts! Interact with early versions of [...] »

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Teaching Resources

Engage your students with the Constitution

Photo, Three Signs, Oct. 15, 2006, M.V. Jantzen, Flickr

The Constitution and the Bill of Rights inspired many other important documents [...] »

Photo, #23 Stranger..., 2008, Old Shoe Woman, Flickr

How do teachers use text- or web-based primary sources in the history/social [...] »

Letter, . . . Flag Design Suggestion, 10/1958, Sheryl Byland, NARA

With more than 10 billion items addressing U.S. history, you're bound to find [...] »

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Test your constitutional knowledge!

Photo, "Elizabeth Freeman," 1910,  Bain News Service, LoC, Flickr Commons

What does the Constitution mean to you? Match each quote to the historical [...] »

Photo, Suffrage Straw Ride, c.1910-1915, Library of Congress

After more than two centuries of citizenship, much has been said about voting. [...] »

Data visualization, word tree, Many Eyes

How does the Constitution measure up to other important documents in U.S. [...] »

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