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U.S. Constitution Day and Citizenship Day: The US Constitution

Constitution Day is celebrated on September 17 each year

 Constitution Questions and Answers (National Archives)

We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.   -- Preamble to the U.S. Constitution.

Links and Resources

The National Constitution Center

Visit the Constitution Center online. The National Constitution Center is a great non-governmental resource created by the Constitution Heritage Act of 1988, signed by President Reagan.  Although it sits on federal land, it is privately run.

Examine the Articles and Amendments through the organization's Inter-Active Constitution.

Take a virtual tour right from your living room.