Constitution Day is an American federal observance that recognizes the adoption of the United States Constitution and those who have become U.S. citizens. It is normally observed on September 17, the day in 1787 that delegates to the Constitutional Convention signed the document in Philadelphia. This observance is documented by Federal Law in the United States Code at 36 U.S. Code § 106.
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This part of the Teaching American history site is all about the constitutional convention. The entire site, TeachingAmericanHistory.org, is a project of the Ashbrook Center for Public Affairs at Ashland University.
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