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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

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

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

Photo, Hani at work, Ed Yourdon, 2009, Flickr, creative commons

From John Jay to Sonia Sotomayor, the Supreme Court is the final word in law. [...] »

Drawing, The battle at Milliken's Bend, Theo R. Davis, UVa, Alderman Library, SC

Take a closer look at the Civil War with this extensive database that offers a [...] »

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Teaching Resources

Engage your students with the Constitution

Print, Watch meeting, Dec. 31, 1862, c1863, Heard & Moseley, LoC

This Constitution Day, the National Endowment for the Humanities asks, how is [...] »

Photo, Marbury v. Madison (1803), 2010, The Supreme Court Historical Society.

Intimidated by teaching legal history? Find resources for thinking about and [...] »

Print, Paul Revere's Ride, 1913, New York Public Library

When unit planning is daunting, look to exceptional examples online. [...] »

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Test your constitutional knowledge!

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, 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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