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Constitution Day, September 17th, 2013

Celebrate Constitution Week with Centenary College!

“We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defense, 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.”

Constitution Day was established in 2004 to celebrate the signing of the Constitution on September 17, 1787 in what is now Independence Hall in Philadelphia.

Constitution Day: The Ratification of the U.S. Constitution (PowerPoint Presentation)

Fun videos about the Constitution and Preamble

Members of Congress Read Parts of the Constitution

Preamble to the Constitution by Captain Kirk

School House Rock: The Preamble

Test your knowledge, take the Constitution Quiz.

Citizenship Day

Constitution Day is also Citizenship Day. Take the Naturalization Self-Test from the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service to see if you would pass the civics portion of the Naturalization Test for those who are becoming US Citizens.

Take the long and short versions of the Citizenship Quiz on History.com.