Constitution Day – September 17th
To commemorate the signing of the Constitution of the United States of America in 1787 Constitution Day is observed September 17. In accordance with section 111 of Division J of Public Law 108-447 we celebrate!
“The Constitution of the United States of America is the supreme law of the United States. Empowered with the sovereign authority of the people by the framers and the consent of the legislatures of the states, it is the source of all government powers, and also provides important limitations on the government that protect the fundamental rights of United States citizens”.
Learn more about the Constitution
History of the Constitution: http://www.whitehouse.gov/our-government/the-constitution/
U.S Constitution view at the National Archives: http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/charters/
For a free pocket size publication “The Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of the United States of America” visit the Health Sciences Library on September 17th!
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