Happy Constitution Day

Posted on 09-17-2022

The United States Constitution is the bedrock of our government, one that has stood the test of time for over two centuries. Today, we celebrate our founding document that helped create the greatest nation in the world.

On Sept. 17, 1787, in Philadelphia, the delegates to the Constitutional Convention met for the final time to sign the Constitution, which spells out our rights as U.S. citizens. While federal law requires public schools to observe that day, studies show that up to 90 percent of schools ignore the law.

Do you need resources for your young person? The 917 Society seeks to educate the next generation on the great values and norms given to them by the U.S. Constitution, focusing on the 8th grade. They have some fantastic resources here:

The constitution may be read here:

https://www.archives.gov/founding-docs/constitution-transcript