On September 17, 1787, the U.S. Constitution was signed by the members of the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The U.S. Constitution serves as the supreme law of the United States of America and is the framework for the United States government.
September 17 is marked as Constitution Day to commemorate the signing of the constitution and to encourage all generations of citizens of the United States of America to celebrate the freedom created for the people of our nation.
To celebrate this important event in our nation’s history, there are various activities being held across the country. Events at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia are listed on their website, while other events in which students at Loyola University Chicago can partake are listed below:
Stop by Sullivan Center and pick up some quizzes and word searches to challenge yourself and your friends! Sullivan Center, HUB Desk.
QUIZZES AND GAMES
Click below to find out which Founding Father you are!
Do you like running things? Click the link below to control ALL three branches of government!
Or maybe you are ready for the biggest responsibility of all? Be President for four years by clicking the game below.
Below is a list of online resources to provide students with additional information about the U.S. Constitution and events for Constitution Day.
- National Constitution Center
- Constitution Day
- Library of Congress