Constitution Day

We the People of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.

What is Constitution Day?

Every year, on September 17th, Americans celebrate Constitution Day. The ideas on which America was founded - commitments to the rule of law, limited government and the ideals of liberty, equality and justice - are embodied in the Constitution, the oldest written constitution of any nation on Earth.  Constitution Day is intended to celebrate not only the birthday of our government, but the ideas that make us Americans.

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