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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

1776 newspaper publishes the Declaration of Independence

History lessons on the founding documents invariably include the Declaration of [...] »

Iroquois Indians, Montreal, 1891, New York Public Library.

Historians argue over whether the Founding Fathers' knowledge of Native [...] »

digital image, Constitution of the United States, National Archives

The Constitution states: “Congress shall make no law respecting an [...] »

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Teaching Resources

Engage your students with the Constitution

Stamps, $2 dark blue James Madison block of four, 1902-03, NYPL

Looking for a way to fund graduate education related to teaching the U.S. [...] »

Photo, A student debates with Alexander Hamilton, Sept. 17, 201, uwgb admissions

Constitution Day is September 17. [...] »

Photo, Dressmaking class, Manzanar. . . , Ansel Adams, 1943, LoC

Two practices help students to make sense of primary source documents on the [...] »

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Quizzes

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. [...] »

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

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

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