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The United States Government has designated September 17th as Constitution Day and Citizenship Day (also referred to as Constitution Day). To commemorate the September 17, 1787 signing of the U.S. Constitution, most years Constitution Day will be celebrated on September 17th. If September 17th falls on a Saturday, Sunday or holiday, your college may celebrate Constitution Day during the preceding or following week.
To help students, like you, become well-informed citizens through an awareness of and familiarity with the U.S. Constitution, colleges across Illinois and the U.S. may celebrate Constitution Day in their own unique ways.
How Can I Learn About the U.S. Constitution?
The following links to resources about the U.S. Constitution are for your use, to supplement information and activities provided by your college. While the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) does not endorse any of these programs or Web sites, you may find them useful as you study our nation's Constitution.
Just the Facts (Links to Online Information)
Learning More (Research and Study Aids)
Bits and Pieces (Miscellaneous Information)
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