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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

The Force of Truth, 19th century allegorical image

The agitation among women’s rights activists over the language of the 14th [...] »

James Madison and broadside with proposed amendments

Apportionment in the House of Representatives and pay raises for Congress fell [...] »

Print, [Britannia toe] Amer[eye]ca , May 6, 1778, M. Darly, Library of Congress

Even the Founding Fathers wrote rough drafts! Interact with early versions of [...] »

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Teaching Resources

Engage your students with the Constitution

Print, Watch meeting, Dec. 31, 1862, c1863, Heard & Moseley, LoC

This Constitution Day, the National Endowment for the Humanities asks, how is [...] »

Print, Paul Revere's Ride, 1913, New York Public Library

When unit planning is daunting, look to exceptional examples online. [...] »

Watch J. Douglas Smith discuss the Massive Resistance policy enacted by U.S. [...] »

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

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

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

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

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