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Constitution Day Learning Resources

25, 30, 35. We all know these ages are part of the requirements for elected representatives, but where did they come from? [...] »

Even the Founding Fathers wrote rough drafts! Interact with early versions of the Declaration of Independence, Constitution, and Bill of Rights. [...] »

Engage your students in historical thinking with this interactive site on the rebellion led by Daniel Shays. [...] »

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

Whitman Ridgway outlines some of the context in which the Bill of Rights was created and arguments surrounding its creation. [...] »

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

The Constitution states: “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof.” [...] »

Historians argue over whether the Founding Fathers' knowledge of Native American forms of confederation influenced their early plans for the government of the United States. [...] »

From John Jay to Sonia Sotomayor, the Supreme Court is the final word in law. [...] »

What role did the Constitution play in the Clinton impeachment, women's history, and gun control? [...] »