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Constitution Day: Constitution Day

To commemorate the signing of the Constitution of the United States of America in 1787, Constitution Day is observed September 17. In accordance with section 111 of Division J of Public Law 108-447 (2004) we celebrate!

Celebrate September 17, 2019

 

Constitution Day

The Health Sciences Library salutes Constitution Day by offering pocket size copies of The Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of the United States of America

Please stop in on September 17 for your copy!

The Constitution of the United States of America is the supreme law of the United States. Empowered with the sovereign authority of the people by the framers and the consent of the legislatures of the states, it is the source of all government powers, and also provides important limitations on the government that protect the fundamental rights of United States citizens”.

Learn more about the Constitution

U.S Constitution view at the National Archives: https://www.archives.gov/exhibits/charters/

U.S Senate - Constitution of the United States: https://www.senate.gov/civics/constitution_item/constitution.htm

Constitution Day and Citizenship Day: https://www.loc.gov/law/help/commemorative-observations/constitution-day.php 

Constitutional Convention: https://teachingamericanhistory.org/resources/convention/

History of Constitution Day: http://www.constitutionfacts.com/us-constitution-day/history-of-constitution-day/

National Constitution Center: https://constitutioncenter.org/learn/hall-pass/constitution-day-2010-the-judicial-branch

Official Constitution Day website: https://www.constitutionday.com/

Health Care and the Constitution