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Constitution Week Resources

     In remembrance of the signing of the Constitution and in recognition of the Americans who strive to uphold the duties and responsibilities of citizenship, the Congress, by joint resolution of February 29, 1952 (36 U.S.C. 106), designated September 17 as "Constitution Day and Citizenship Day," and by joint resolution of August 2, 1956 (36 U.S.C. 108), requested that the President proclaim the week beginning September 17 and ending September 23 of each year as "Constitution Week." -- Presidential Proclamation

     Each year, September 17th is designated by Presidential proclamation as “CONSTITUTION DAY and CITIZENSHIP DAY.” The period of time from September 17-23 is considered “CONSTITUTION WEEK.”

Check the following for wonderful information on the U.S. Constitution and "Constitution Week!"

CONSTITUTION WEEK RESOURCES:

National Endowment for the Humanities
Constitution Day Resources
http://edsitement.neh.gov/ConstitutionDay/constitution_index2.html

The National Archives
Observing and Teaching About Constitution Day
http://www.archives.gov/education/lessons/constitution-day/

Federal Judiciary Administrative Office United State Courts

Official Constitution Week Theme: "Jury Service"
http://www.uscourts.gov/EducationalResources/ConstitutionResources/ConstitutionDay.aspx


National Constitution Center
http://www.constitutioncenter.org/ncc_progs_Constitution_Day.aspx

Constitution Day at ConstitutionFacts.Com
Oak Hill Publishing Co.

http://www.constitutionday.cc/