Constitution Day became an official holiday in 2004 alongside Citizenship Day. U.S. Senator Robert C. Byrd of West Virginia added an amendment to the Omnibus Spending Bill requiring that September 17th be a day to study and reflect upon The Constitution. All schools receiving federal funds must provide educational materials concerning The Constitution. We’ve got you covered with the following links and lessons!
Welcome to The U.S. Capitol Historical Society’s Constitution Day Resources webpage! We hope that you will find these links, lesson plans and resources helpful and informative. If you have anything you would like to share for us to include on this site, please contact our Education Specialist, Tom Marabello.
For additional civics education resources, check out our We the People Constitution Program Hub.