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Constitution Day

Start your own law office, defend your clients' rights, and brush up on your constitutional knowledge in this fast-paced game. Do I Have a Right? introduces students to constitutional law. FIND OUT MORE »

Learning Resources

Learn about the Constitution and its interpretation

Congress discussing the Bill of Rights

Whitman Ridgway outlines some of the context in which the Bill of Rights was [...] »

Detail, homepage

Was Japanese American internment constitutional? Explore the Japanese American [...] »

Painting, "Scene at the Signing of the Constitution of the United States," 1940,

25, 30, 35. We all know these ages are part of the requirements for elected [...] »

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Teaching Resources

Engage your students with the Constitution

Photo, recommended reading, March 18, 2008, neon.mamacita, Flickr

Explore these online Constitution Day resources for September 17 and throughout [...] »

Letter, Handwritten letter signed by Victor Séjour, Victor Séjour, NYPL Digital

Create scaffolding and careful preparation of documents to promote student [...] »

A student using Voicethread in Jennifer Orr's classroom

Students are never too young for digital tools—watch first graders use [...] »

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Test your constitutional knowledge!

Data visualization, word tree, Many Eyes

How does the Constitution measure up to other important documents in U.S. [...] »

Photo, "Elizabeth Freeman," 1910,  Bain News Service, LoC, Flickr Commons

What does the Constitution mean to you? Match each quote to the historical [...] »

Photo, Suffrage Straw Ride, c.1910-1915, Library of Congress

After more than two centuries of citizenship, much has been said about voting. [...] »

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