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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

James Madison and broadside with proposed amendments

Apportionment in the House of Representatives and pay raises for Congress fell [...] »

digital image, Constitution of the United States, National Archives

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

Congress discussing the Bill of Rights

Whitman Ridgway outlines some of the context in which the Bill of Rights was [...] »

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Teaching Resources

Engage your students with the Constitution

Screenshot, Bill of Rights Institute home page

What would life be like without freedoms we take for granted—of the press [...] »

Students learing about the Bill of Rights. MCPS TAH

Daunted by teaching the Bill of Rights and its complex vocabulary to students? [...] »

Photo, student artwork

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

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Quizzes

Test your constitutional knowledge!

Data visualization, word tree, Many Eyes

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

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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