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A look at New Year's traditions

December 31, 2015 By Jenna Winterle Kehres

Happy New Year everyone! Today we say good-bye to this past year and welcome 2016—a year that will bring the 229th anniversary of the Constitution! But before the celebrations begin, we thought we would take a minute to explore the fun history and traditions surrounding the New Year’s holiday.

Happy Second of July? The story behind the battle for America's birthday

July 2, 2012 By Jenna Winterle Kehres

Here is the story of how the United States almost celebrated Independence Day on July 2nd.

Happy New Year!

January 1, 2012 By Jenna Winterle Kehres

By the Numbers: 3…2…1…a New Year’s edition

December 25, 2011 By Jenna Winterle Kehres

For more than 100 years, the Times Square ball drop has been a New Years tradition. Here's how it measures up By the Numbers.

A Constitution Day climax to George Washington's historic Philly summer! [VIDEO]

September 16, 2011 By Jenna Winterle Kehres

For George, spending this summer in the same city where he spent that historic 1787 summer sure brought back lots of memories.

Are you smarter than a twelfth grader? A back-to-school quiz

September 6, 2011 By Jenna Winterle Kehres

Test your history knowledge. Just remember, no cheating!

Listen to your mother (there will be a women's suffrage quiz)

August 18, 2011 By Jenna Winterle Kehres

The 19th Amendment, granting women suffrage throughout America, was ratified August 18, 1920. Take our quiz to commemorate the anniversary.

Are you smarter than an eighth grader?

August 8, 2011 By Jenna Winterle Kehres

Test your knowledge of American history by taking this quiz.

Happy Birthday Justice O’Connor!

March 28, 2011 By Jenna Winterle Kehres

March 26th marks the birthday of former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor and visitors to the National Constitution Center are sending her their best wishes!

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