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Constitution Day 2017: The Constitution in the News

Constitution Day is September 17

What is Constitution Day?

Beginning portion of the Constitution with the American flag in the background


"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.

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The Documents

Close up of the Constitution and its signatures

Detail of the Constitution showing the signatures. National Archives.