Countdown to Constitution Day
On September 17, 1787, the U.S. Constitution was signed by thirty-nine brave men who changed the course of history. Now Constitution Day is a time for us to continue their legacy and develop habits of citizenship in a new generation of Americans.
Great Classroom Resource:
Constitutional Rights: Origins and Travels
Explore our interactive resources on the Bill of Rights! Learn which documents and ideas influenced the Founding Fathers when drafting the Bill of Rights, and how those rights have been expressed throughout the world.
And coming this September: We’re launching the best Interactive Constitution on the Web! Find it this September!
The Best of Constitution Hall Pass
Give your students a “hall pass” to travel through American history without leaving the classroom! Our Constitution Hall Pass video lesson series has been watched by millions of students and teachers nationwide. It’s also a three-time Telly Award winner for excellence in education. Just in time for September 17, we are releasing a special Fifth Anniversary Edition, featuring clips from our most popular episodes—it’s the ultimate Constitution Day lesson!
And look out for our next episode, all about the 13th Amendment, coming this this December to commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the amendment’s ratification! Find it and other great episodes at constitutioncenter.org/hallpass.
Can you pass the test to become a United States citizen?
Discover your inner founding father in this fun interactive game.
Admission to the museum is FREE on Constitution Day courtesy of the PNC Foundation.