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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. [...] »

Photo, um, I should know this one..., Feb. 16, 2009, rho-bin, Flickr

Looking for resources on the Constitution? What better place to look than a [...] »

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

Print, Common Flamingo (Phoenicopterus ruber), 1837, John Gould, NYPL

EDSITEment: A portal for fun historical learning from grades K-12. [...] »

Stamps, $2 dark blue James Madison block of four, 1902-03, NYPL

Looking for a way to fund graduate education related to teaching the U.S. [...] »

Lithograph, "Declaration of Independence. . . ," 1835-1856, N. Currier, LoC

Contextualize those founding documents—without context, they are little [...] »

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Quizzes

Test your constitutional knowledge!

Print, Parade in honor of the adoption of the Federal Constitution, 1788, NYPLDG

Securing the blessings of liberty for ourselves and for posterity—answer [...] »

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

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

Data visualization, word tree, Many Eyes

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

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