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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

Glass negative, New gavel for Speaker. . . , Harris & Ewing, LoC

Can’t tell an affadavit from an acquittal? Learn the legal lingo. [...] »

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 [...] »

Iroquois Indians, Montreal, 1891, New York Public Library.

Historians argue over whether the Founding Fathers' knowledge of Native [...] »

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Teaching Resources

Engage your students with the Constitution

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

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

Photo, PCOE Lesson Study Participants, Mimi Coughlin and Roni Jones

Teaching American History project staff outline the ongoing process of creating [...] »

U.S. Constitution, NARA

Communication and performance-based evaluation characterize this Washington [...] »

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Quizzes

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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