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The Constitution document

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The Constitution


Constitution Daily

Constitution Daily, the blog of the National Constitution Center, offers information about constitutional issues in the news, drawing insights from America’s history.

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We the People...

We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.

[Full text of the Constitution.]

Celebrating Constitution Day

Constitution Day and Citizenship Day is observed each year on September 17 to commemorate the signing of the Constitution on September 17, 1787, and “recognize all who, by coming of age or by naturalization, have become citizens.”


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