” Constitution Day commemorates the formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution by thirty-nine brave men on September 17, 1787, recognizing all who, are born in the U.S. or by naturalization, have become citizens.George Washington
was the commander of the Continental Army in the American Revolutionary War and served as the first President of the United States of America. Read MoreBenjamin Franklin
was a noted polymath, leading author and printer, satirist, political theorist, politician, scientist, inventor, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat. Read MoreAlexander Hamilton
was the first United States Secretary of the Treasury, a Founding Father, economist, political philosopher and led calls for the Philadelphia Convention. Read More
On September 17, 1787, the delegates to the Constitutional Convention met for the last time to sign the document they had created. We encourage all Americans to observe this important day in our nation’s history by attending local events in your area. Celebrate Constitution Day through activities, learning, parades and demonstrations of our Love for the United State of America and the Blessings of Freedom Our Founding Fathers secured for us.”
These are the courageous individuals that gave us our liberty
- Franklin, Benjamin, PA
- Gilman, Nicholas, NH
- Gorham, Nathaniel, MA
- Hamilton, Alexander, NY
- Ingersoll, Jared, PA
- Jefferson, Thomas, VA
- Jenifer, Daniel St Thomas, MD
- Johnson, William Samuel, CT
- King, Rufus, MA
- Langdon, John, NH
- Livingston, William, NJ
- Madison, James, VA
- McHenry, James, MD
- Mifflin, Thomas, PA
For much more on our founding document and the celebrations taking place around the country go here and check out these other links:
In honor of the signing , the Washington Times has released a Constitution app for your smartphones and tablets . Get yours today .
” The app can be accessed via any modern Web browser at Constitution.WashingtonTimes.com or downloaded on Android-powered devices from the Google Play store. It is expected to be in the Apple store later this month.
Included are copies of the Constitution, the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation and selections from the Federalist Papers. The app also has a fully annotated lesson plan from Essentials in Education that helps teachers, parents and others share valuable lessons about the founding documents of the United States.
Prominent Americans have contributed essays celebrating the Constitution and its essential role today. The many guest writers include Reagan administration Attorney General Edwin Meese; Ray Smock, director of the Robert C. Byrd Center for Legislative Studies; retired neurosurgeon and author Ben Carson; former U.S. Appeals Court Judge Patricia Wald; radio show host and Reagan Justice Department official Mark Levin; former New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg; and Princeton University constitutional scholar Robert P. George.”
The app comes with a $4.99 price tag , but what is worth more ? The Founding documents at your fingertips or another Starbucks Grande ?