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CONSTITUTION WEEK

September 17 is Constitution and Citizenship Day and starts the celebration of Constitution Week. Constitution and Citizenship Day commemorates September 17, 1787, when the Founding Fathers signed the United States Constitution at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia.

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DATABASES

  • Biography in Context
    Biographical essays on the world's most influential people, including founders.

  • Diversity Studies
    Explores cultural differences, contributions and influences in the global community. Includes articles and information on the U.S. Constitution.

  • Military and Intelligence
    The database offers content in key subject areas including governmental policies, the socioeconomic effects of war, the structure of the armed forces, and more.

  • U.S. History Collection
    Useful to both novice historians as well as advanced academic researchers, the database offers balanced coverage of events in U.S. history and scholarly work being established in the field.

  • World History
    Offers balanced coverage of events in world history and scholarly work being established in the field.

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WEBSITES

The Constitution of the United States
America's Founding Documents from the National Archives

The Constitution of the United States
A guide to America's Founding Documents from the Library of Congress

The U.S. Constitution
Video by Khan Academy about the founding of the Constitution.

Constitution Week
Information from the Daughters of the American Revolution.

 

 

KIDS & YA BOOKS

 

The Constitution The United States Constitution : a graphic adaptation What's the big deal about freedom