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:
Constitution 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 fall at constitutioncenter.org/constitution.
Constitution Hall Pass: The 13th Amendment
Available online beginning September 10, 2015
Chat live with National Constitution Center Staff September 10 – September 23, 7 a.m. – 6 p.m EDT
Give your students a “hall pass” to travel through American history without leaving the classroom! View our newest Constitution Hall Pass video lesson on the 13th Amendment, plus chat live with our experts and get answers to all of your Constitution Day Questions—Weekdays, September 10 – 23, 7 a.m. – 6 p.m. EDT.
Check out archived episodes of Constitution Hall Pass: visit 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.