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All about the U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights.

Constitution Day Observance

Pursuant to legislation passed by Congress, educational institutions receiving federal funding are required to hold an educational program pertaining to the United States Constitution on September 17 of each year (in the event that September 17 falls on a weekend or holiday, schools must schedule a program immediately before or after that date).

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Clatsop Community College Library and
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1680 Lexington
Astoria, OR 97103

Constitution and Citizenship Day

"Constitution Day and Citizenship Day commemorate the formation and signing on September 17, 1787, of the Constitution and recognize all who, by coming of age or by naturalization, have become citizens."

American History through our National Documents

America’s Historical Documents
From the National Archives, this collection includes "America's Founding Documents": the Declaration of Independence, The Constitution, The Bill of Rights which are collectively known as the "Charters of Freedom."

Avalon Project: The American Constitution
From the Yale Law School, this project provides a documentary record of the American Constitution from the Magna Carta (1215) to the 21st Century.

Landmark Cases in Law!
From the American Bar Association, this website has interactive features and conversation starters.

Print Out Your Own Copy of the Constitution
The Constitution of the United States is available in PDF format.

The Library of Congress: United States Constitution
This site features debates, compromises and other events that occurred in the process of getting the Constitution approved.

National Constitution Center: Centuries of Citizenship
Includes a rich-media interactive version of the constitutional timeline.

United States Senate: Constitution
Explore various articles, charters, federalist papers, amendments, the works of the Continental Congress, and the convention that finally authored the Constitution of the United States.


Guide based on Constitution Day LibGuide by Blue Mountain Community College Library (

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