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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

Declaration of Independence, 1776, National Archives and Records Adminstration

Explore documents that helped to shape the history of our nation. [...] »

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 [...] »

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

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

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Teaching Resources

Engage your students with the Constitution

Photo, student artwork

For Constitution Day, DC teacher Amy Trenkle's 8th-grade class carved out their [...] »

Watch J. Douglas Smith discuss the Massive Resistance policy enacted by U.S. [...] »

Photo, Baseball game, Manzanar Relocation Center, Calif., 1945, Ansel Adams, LoC

If the U.S. interned you and your family, how would you respond? [...] »

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Quizzes

Test your constitutional knowledge!

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

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

Print, Parade in honor of the adoption of the Federal Constitution, 1788, NYPLDG

Securing the blessings of liberty for ourselves and for posterity—answer [...] »

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

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

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