CONSTITUTION DAY AND CITIZENSHIP DAY
September 17, 2020
September 17 is Constitution Day and Citizenship Day!
Hey! Did you know that 233 years ago on this day that the U.S. Constitution was signed in Philadelphia?
September 17 is observed as a national holiday to commemorate the signing of the Constitution and recognizing all who have become citizens, by birth or naturalization, of the United States of America.
Please join us this year in virtual commemoration by checking out various online educational resources and activities related to the U.S. Constitution and some helpful links for voter information.
Constitution Day & Citizenship Day Resources and Activities
- LIVE Preamble Reading
- September 17, 8:45 a.m. EDT; Live on the front law and streamed live on Zoom. Register here.
- LIVE Question and Answer Sessions with our Education Team
- September 17 at 9 a.m. EDT (from Signers’ Hall) and 3 p.m. EDT (from the main exhibit); Streamed on Zoom and YouTube. Register for Signers Hall session here (9 a.m. EDT). Register for The Story of We the People session here (3 p.m. EDT).
- Constitution 101: The Constitutional Convention (High School and College Level)
- Learn with the online interactive Constitution
- Engage now. https://constitutioncenter.org/constitution/
- Teaching the Charters of Freedom: The Declaration of Independence, Constitution, and Bill of Rights
- National Archives Museum Online Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Register today!
- The Electoral College and the Constitution
- National Archives Museum Online Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. View on YouTube.
- Student Program: The Charters of Freedom: Building a More Perfect Union
- National Archives Museum Online Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 2:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. Register!
- OMG WTF Does the Constitution Actually Say?: A Non-Boring Guide to How Our Democracy Is Supposed to Work