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Constitution Day at the University of Vermont

U.S. Constitution Resources

The information below is for people interested in learning more about our nation's governing document:

Department of Defense Constitution Day and Citizenship Day Website

Knowing what is in the U.S. Constitution and why the Constitution is relevant to us today is fundamental to our being able to defend it. As federal civil servants supporting the Department of Defense, we have a special obligation to understand and appreciate the U.S. Constitution and the role we each play in providing 'for the common defense'. VISIT >>

Constitution Facts is pleased to provide a series of free educational resources and Internet links to help educators comply with the new federal regulation requiring the development of student programming to celebrate U.S. Constitution Day on September 17th of each year. VISIT >>

National Archives: Teaching With Documents - Observing Constitution Day

On September 17, 1787, the delegates to the Constitutional Convention met for the last time to sign the document they had created. The National Archives and Records Administration celebrates this important day in our nation's history by presenting the following activities, lesson plans, and information. We encourage teachers and students at all levels to learn more about our Constitution and government. VISIT >>

The Constitution at the National Archives and Records Administration

The National Archives and Records Administration is the custodian of the original U.S. Constitution. This page on the National Archives website is the portal to a collection of material on the Constitution, including its history, signers' biographies, a downloadable text, and information on the nation's other charter documents. VISIT >>

The Constitution Project

The Constitution Project, based at Georgetown University's Public Policy Institute, is a non-profit, bipartisan organization that explores difficult legal and constitutional issues. Currently, seven issues are being studied, and this site posts the proceedings, press releases, and publications associated with those studies. VISIT >>

FAQs about the Constitution

This website on the U.S. Constitution is written by Steve Mount, UVM graduate (BA 1989) and former Managing Editor of Vermont Cynic. It contains research material, chatty questions with Steve's equally chatty answers, a message board, kids' topics, information on the Vermont Constitution, and more. VISIT >>

More FAQs about the Constitution

List of informative questions and answers about the Constitution by Sol Bloom from the National Archives website. Interactive Constitution This site provides interactive tools for exploring current issues in the Constitution. VISIT >>


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