Constitutional issues have been frequently covered in recent news and social media. This guide highlights some of those issues and links to selected sources representing various points of view.
"Constitution Day and Citizenship Day" is observed every year on September 17. This observance is established by federal law to commemorate September 17, 1787, the date of the signing of the United States Constitution by members of the Constitutional Congress.
The University of Delaware Library is a Federal Depository Library.
"A popular Government without popular information, or the means of acquiring it, is but as Prologue to a Farce or a Tragedy; or perhaps both. Knowledge will forever govern ignorance: And a people who mean to be their own Governors, must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives."
– James Madison, "Letter to W. T. Barry" (August 4, 1822)
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This page was crafted for Constitution Day 2017.