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. We encourage educators and students at all levels to learn more about our Constitution and government.
Activities and Programs
What Does it Say? How Was it Made? Who were the framers?
eBooks, Courses, and Apps
- Exploring the United States Constitution - This eBook connects primary sources to the principles of the Constitution. It can accompany the U.S. Constitution iTunes U course.
- Congress Creates the Bill of Rights - The eBook, app, and online resources situate the user in the proposals, debates, and revisions that shaped the Bill of Rights.
- Putting the Bill of Rights to the Test - This primary source-based eWorkbook helps students explore protections in the Bill of Rights and how they’ve been tested throughout history.