9. Constitution Day

Original draft of the Constitution with notes by Pierce Butler, August 6, 1787 (Gilder Lehrman Institute, GLC00819.01)Constitution Day commemorates the signing of the US Constitution by thirty-nine delegates to the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia on September 17, 1787.

Spotlights, Exhibitions, and Historical Resources


These three videos are 1- to 4-minute clips that briefly address specific questions:

Book Breaks

Inside the Vault

History Now: The Journal

Lesson Plans