Constitution Day

September 17th is

Constitution Day

At 233 years old, the United States Constitution is

the world’s longest-surviving written charter of government.

In honor of the day delegates to the Constitutional Convention signed this document in 1787, Constitution Day serves as an opportunity for public schools and government offices to promote a better understanding of our country’s Constitution.

Test your knowledge on Constitution Facts!

Why Celebrate Constitution Day

Professor Hamish Lutris

Associate Professor of History, Political Science, and Geography

Capital Community College

Finding a New Way

Professor Derek Maxfield

History Department

Capital Community College

Read more about the
United States’ founding documents


Write or call your
State Representative
and Senator

Photo of Joe Courtney and students