Constitution Daily

Smart conversation from the National Constitution Center

Pop quiz: 10 basic Constitution questions!

September 17, 2018 By NCC Staff

Can you pass a 10-question quiz on the Constitution? Let’s see if you know the basic facts about our nation’s most enduring document.

Akhil Reed Amar on the Constitution's 225th

September 21, 2012 By Akhil Amar

Akhil Reed Amar talks about a big anniversary Constitution Week and his upcoming Friday event at the National Constitution Center.

John Quincy Adams’s struggle to save the Constitution

September 20, 2012 By Harlow Giles Unger

Harlow Giles Unger looks at how a freshman congressman, John Quincy Adams, battled Thomas Jefferson in the first test case about the First Amendment.

Constitution's fate rests in the hands of women

September 17, 2012 By Akhil Amar

In September 1787, “We the People” basically meant “We the Men.” This year, the fate of this manly constitutional project rests more than ever in the hands of women.

Constitution? Let’s Compromise

September 17, 2012 By Amy Gutmann and Dennis Thompson

Our nation’s Constitution was forged here in Philadelphia 225 years ago this month. But even in this city of brotherly love, disharmony reigned during much of the time in making it.

10 fun facts about the Constitution and Constitution Day

September 16, 2012 By NCC Staff

Are you ready to celebrate the Constitution’s 225th birthday on September 17th? Here are 10 key numbers you should know—in an easy-to-print graphic!

Constitution’s extra page shown in public for first time

September 14, 2012 By NCC Staff

The National Archives put on public display on Friday the “fifth page” of the Constitution, a document that hasn’t been seen in public before.

Full Text: Letter of Transmittal Page

September 10, 2012 By Scott Bomboy

Here is a transcript of the Constitution's fifth page.

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