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Constitution Day Resources: Home

Resources related to the American Constitution in support of the university student life events and "to honor the signing of the Constitution on Sept. 17, 1787."

Constitution Images

Page 1 of United States Constitution

First page of the Constitution © Library of Congress

Page 2 of United States Constitution

Second page of the Constitution © Library of Congress

Page 3 of United States Constitution

Third page of the Constitution © Library of Congress

Page 4 of United States Constitution

Fourth page of the Constitution © Library of Congress

What is Constitution Day?

All higher education institutions that receive federal funds from the Department of Education are required to implement an educational program relating to the United States Constitution on Sept. 17, 2005, and every subsequent year. The full text of the authorizing legislation can be found in Section 111 of Division J of Pub. L. 108-447, the "Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2005," Dec. 8, 2004; 118 Stat. 2809, 3344-45 (Section 111).

This day will be known as "Constitution Day" to honor the signing of the Constitution on Sept. 17, 1787. The legislation authorizing this Day states, "Each educational institution that receives Federal funds for a fiscal year should hold an educational program on the United States Constitution on Sept. 17 of such year for the students served by the educational institution." Should Sept. 17 fall on a Saturday, Sunday or holiday, educational institutions should celebrate "Constitution Day" the preceding or following week.

Middle Georgia State University has celebrated Constitution Day each year since 2005.

Text from: 

https://www.mga.edu/student-life/constitution-day.php 

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Contact a Campus:

478-471-2709 for the Macon campus library | 478-934-3179 for the Roberts Memorial Library at the Cochran campus | 478-275-6772 for the Dublin campus library

478-374-6833 for the Eastman campus library | 478-929-6804 for the Warner Robins campus library | On the Go? Text-A-Librarian: 478-285-4898

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